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Wilma L. Grawe

d. April 8, 2015


Friday, April 10, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until service time at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.


Friday, April 10, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating: Rev. Helen McFarland.
Music: Shirley Stubblefield - pianist; Virginia Carlson - soloist.
Interment: Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Tim Brown, Roy Grawe, Tony Grawe, Mike Grawe, Scott Wilkinson and Chad Wilkinson.

Wilma Lee (Doyle) Grawe passed away at 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Golden Living Center - Pin Oaks in Mexico. She was a lifelong rural Vandalia/Curryville area resident. After school, Wilma worked for several years as a seamstress at the Ely Walker Garment factory in Vandalia. She then became a full-time homemaker on the family farm south of Curryville with her husband Norbert. Wilma was a member of the Vandalia United Methodist Church and enjoyed being outdoors with gardening and farming. She also enjoyed traveling the country with Norbert as he attended various military reunions.

Born: January 17, 1922 in rural Vandalia, Missouri the daughter of Claude and Irene (Robertson) Doyle.

Married: Norbert Grawe on May 1, 1952 in Vandalia; he preceded her in death on December 4, 2011.

Survivors include: nieces: Karen and husband, David Wilkinson of Mexico; Pier and husband, Bob Hallaman of St. Louis; also survived by several other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Norbert; sister and brother-in-law, Ruby and Harold Grawe.

Memorials are encouraged to the Vandalia United Methodist Church

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