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Grace Richmond, 1875-1974


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 3/8/2009 at 15:16:36

Mrs. Grace Richmond

ARMSTRONG -- Services for Mrs. Grace Richmond, 98, of Armstrong will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Armstrong Presbyterian Church with burial in Armstrong Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Richmond died this morning [JMR: 23 February 1974] at the Valley Vue Nursing Home in Armstrong.

Mrs. Richmond was born July 16, 1875 at Meridean, Wis. and came with her family to Emmet County in 1879 by covered wagon. She was educated in rural Emmet County schools and Fairmont schools. Before her marriage she taught in Emmet County five years. She was married to Walter A. Richmond March 31, 1897 at Estherville. The couple farmed southeast of Armstrong. She lived on the farm until 1948, when she moved to Armstrong.

Survivors include three sons, Wallace and Wilbert both of Armstrong, Wayne of Ringsted; three grandchildren (the children of Wallace were raised by Mrs. Richmond after his wife died in 1932) Robert, Grace, Peggy; nine other grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren.

Contributed by: James Richmond. Source: Unknown, but probably the Armstrong Journal, Armstrong, Iowa, February 1974.


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