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Grace Fae Toms

January 24, 1915 July 17, 2012
Grace Fae Toms
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Obituary for Grace Fae Toms

GRACE FAE TOMS was born to Luther and Bertha (Davis) Powers on January 24, 1915 in Grayson County, Virginia. She was raised in Whitetop, Virginia where she also attended school. Upon completion of her education, she became employed in a factory in Charlotte, North Carolina. On March 16, 1944, she entered the Women’s Army Corp and served during World War II in California. After her discharge from the service on March 5, 1946, she lived and worked in Rock Rapids, Iowa. On February 2, 1946, she was united in marriage to Russell Toms in Martinez, California. Following their marriage, they resided in Rock Rapids, Iowa. In 1947, they moved to Luverne, Minnesota where Grace worked as a Nursing Assistant at the Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Center. Russell preceded her in death on July 28, 1971. Following his death, Grace continued to work until her retirement after 25 years of service. In 2004, she moved to Buffalo, Minnesota to be close to her daughter.

On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Grace passed away at the Parkview Care Center in Buffalo at the age of 97 years, 5 months and 23 days.

Grace was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. She enjoyed spending her time gardening, reading and homemaking.

She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Karen Thilmony and her husband Donald of Buffalo, Minnesota; one grandson, Duane Thilmony and his wife Dawn of Savage, Minnesota; and one great-granddaugther, Graesyn Thilmony of Savage, Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell; her parents, Luther and Bertha; two brothers, Rex and Harry; and two sisters, Edna and Hattie.

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Visitation

Friday

20

Jul

10:30 AM 7/20/2012 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 7/20/2012 11:30:00 AM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel

207 Elm St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel
207 Elm St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Graveside Service

Friday

20

Jul

11:30 AM 7/20/2012 11:30:00 AM
Maplewood Cemetery - Luverne

1242 W. Warren St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Maplewood Cemetery - Luverne
1242 W. Warren St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

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Maplewood Cemetery - Luverne Final Resting Place

1242 W. Warren St.
Luverne, MN 56156

1242 W. Warren St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States
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