Obituary: Grace Holmberg

Obit HolmbergGrace L. Holmberg, age 96, of Mound, passed away Monday April 15, 2013, at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center in Waconia.

A funeral Service was held Wednesday April 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Watertown Township, Watertown, with Rev. Bill Kirmsse officiating; visitation was 1 hour prior to the service at the church; interment at the church cemetery.

Grace was born on August 31, 1916, in Watertown, the daughter of Charles and Anna (Singley) Smith. She was baptized on Sept. 24, 1916, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Watertown, Twp. by Rev. George Sebald and confirmed on March 29, 1931, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Watertown Twp. by Rev. Karl Rudolph. On Aug. 2, 1942, Grace was united in marriage to Verner Holmberg at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Watertown, Twp. by Rev. Karl Rudolph.

Preceded in death by her husband, Verner Holmberg; parents, Charles and Anna Smith; sister, Dorothy Oestreich

Grace is survived by her many friends.

Casket Bearers are Tim Koehler, Melvin Giese, Gary Schmidt, Kenneth Schmidt, David Hilk, Ken Dressel.

Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia 952-442-2121. www.johnsonfh.com

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