Nick Williams Obituary

Nick Shawn Williams
Nick Shawn Williams

May 11, 1999 - September 6, 2017
Born in Bend, Oregon
Resided in La Pine, Oregon


Nick Williams always had an infectious smile on his face, and those around him couldn’t help but smile and laugh along with him. Nick was everybody’s friend. He was always willing to lend a hand or offer guidance.

Nick graduated from La Pine High School this past June in the class of 2017. He was active in sports, particularly football and wrestling. In his senior year, he traveled to Fargo North Dakota to compete in the National Wrestling Championships. In addition to sports, he also participated in many extracurricular activities including National Honor Society, SISA (Students Improving School Atmosphere), robotics, theater, and Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC). He was the executive officer and commanding officer during his junior year, and CO all of senior year. He was the youngest student to achieve this honor at La Pine High School. He was also the only cadet to receive a perfect score from the area manager. Outside of school, Nick was also active in his church youth activities.

Nick was passionate about ROTC. His future plans included enlisting in the United States Marine Corps after his church mission to Calgary, Canada.

Nick was 18 years old when he took his life. His is survived by his parents, Amy and Christopher Monda, and David Williams; his brother and sister, Jakob Williams and Danielle Bertolino; and his brother-in-law, Logan Ringer. He also leaves behind his beloved niece, Jacqueline, and grandmothers Shirley Hill and Elaine Monda. His is survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. His is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Marianne Roberts.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations are made in Nick’s name to suicide awareness. A memorial service, open to the public, will be held at La Pine High School auditorium on Saturday, September 16th from one to three o’clock



Funeral Home
Baird Memorial Chapel
16468 Finley Butte Rd.
La Pine, OR US 97739