MADDUX, Grace F. 1910-2007
MADDUX, PETERSEN, BAKKER
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/7/2015 at 13:46:24
Grace F. Maddux, 96, of Grundy Center died February 8, 2007 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit in Grundy Center. Funeral services were February 12 at the First Baptist Church in Grundy Center. Burial followed at Washington Township Cemetery south of Morrison.
Grace was born October 21, 1910 near Grundy Center, daughter of Charles and Jurena (Bakker) Petersen. She graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1930 then attended Grundy College for a short time. She graduated from Evangelical Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Marshalltown in 1933 and then worked there as a registered nurse. On June 21, 1934 Grace was united in marriage to Ray William Maddux in St. Joseph, MO. They farmed in Grundy County until retirement.
She was a 65 year member of the First Baptist Church in Grundy Center. She enjoyed being a farm wife and also loved gardening, reading (especially her Bible), playing the piano, and fishing. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren play.
She is survived by her sons, Dean (Joyce) Maddux of Grundy Center and Gale (Jean) Maddux of Waterloo; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray; an infant sister; brother, Manna Petersen; and sister, Henrietta Niehaus.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 15 February 2007, pg 3
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