She was born on Nov. 3, 1934, in Denver, Colo., to the late Robert Hilker and Kathryn Brown Hilker.
On April 16, 1983, she married Michael Clinton Williams in Loveland, Colo.
She worked as Department Secretary for the University of Colorado and received her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Colorado in 1984 where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
She was also Curator of the Collections at the museum in Loveland.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Williams, of Campbell; two daughters, Cynthia Mary Rojas of Chandler, Ariz., and Michele Maria Simonfy of Campbell; and mother-in-law, Grace Williams of Campbell.
She was preceded in death by her parents and father-in-law, Clinton Williams.
No local service is planned. There will be a memorial service in Colorado at a later date.