JOHN C. WILLIAMS, an attorney who specialized in trusts and estates, died Nov. 30, 2012. He was 82. A member of Delta Kappa Epsilon, he received his degree with honors. After receiving his law degree from Yale University, he joined the Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin, from which he retired as partner. He served many years on the Village Board of Northbrook, Ill., including a four-year term as president. Predeceased by his first wife, Helen Gilbert Williams, his wife, the Honorable Virginia Blankenbaker survives, as do his three daughters, five stepchildren, 15 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a large extended family.