Cory Williamson

Friday, December 28, 2018

Oct. 26, 1987 — Dec. 21, 2018

Cory Williamson (Kerr), 31, of Spirit Lake passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

A memorial service for Cory will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Grace Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. A time of fellowship and family gathering will be held immediately after the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to

Cory was born on Oct. 26, 1987, in Emmetsburg to Marlin and Ginger (Stowell) Williamson. He graduated from Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School in 2006. He was united in marriage to Kassie Thomas on July 16, 2016, in Spirit Lake. He was currently working at Casey's Convenience Store in Milford.

In his free time, Cory enjoyed reading comic books and collecting comic book memorabilia. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, going on adventures and playing table top and video games with his wife and many friends. Cory wore his heart on his sleeve. He wasn't happy until everyone around him was happy, and he went out of his way to make people smile. He brought joy to many people and his presence will be forever missed.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Kassie Williamson of Spirit Lake; father Marlin Williamson of Cherokee; mother Ginger Kerr of Spencer; siblings Meloni (James) Mengelsen of Spencer; twin sister Kari (Allister) Sindt of Everly; Desirae Kerr of Madison, Alabama; Samantha (Matt) Cooper of Altoona; Jacqueline Fisher of Milan, Illinois; Travis Williamson of California; Celina Williamson of California; grandmother Janice Stowell of Ayrshire; aunts and uncles Lindy (Barney) Buren of Sanborn; Gene (Val) Stowell of Crossville, Tennessee; Rick (Peg) Stowell of Gilbert; Steve (Anna) Hughes of Alta; David Hughes of Longmont, Colorado; Chip (Brenda) Hughes of Cherokee; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his aunt Dawn Williamson; his grandparents Richard Hughes, Mary Potter, Harry Stowell, Claire Williamson and Darlene Williamson; and by his close friend Jessie Brustares.

As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Cory's wife Kassie Williamson.