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15 Minutes

October 27, 2012
By MIKE DONAHEY - Staff Writer ( , Times-Republican


Resides: Rural Garwin

Hometown: Marshalltown

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Family: Parents are Paul (Punch) and Pat Williams. I have two sisters, Mary Kajer and Erin Williams. My daughters are Sara and Hannah.

Hobbies and interests: Reading

Pets: Two dogs and seven cats - we live in the country!


Occupation: Administrative Assistant for the Historical Society of Marshall County

What that means: I conduct tours and perform administrative tasks and research.

Tenure: Nine months.


Books: I love to read spy or intrigue novels. Authors Brad Thor and Vince Flynn are favorites.

Movie: "Sound of Music," directed by Robert Wise.

Foods: Asian and Italian


Best part of living here: Convenience and close to family.

Local involvement: I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Advice on life: One might not agree with someone, but try to at least respect their opinions or beliefs.


15 Minutes is a Saturday feature about local people. The question and answer format lends itself to be answered or read in 15 minutes or less. To submit a nomination or participate, contact Times-Republican Features and Staff Reporter Mike Donahey at 641-753-6611 or



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