Grace Rambow

Visitation and funeral service for Grace M. Rambow, 94, of Sleepy Eye, will be held at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye Friday, July 21.  Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., and the service at 11:00.  Nathaneal Mayhew will officiate at the service.

Interment will be at the Springfield City Cemetery in Springfield. 

Mrs. Rambow died on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye.

 Grace Marcella Rambow was born on August 7, 1922, in Sundown Township, Brown County, Minnesota, to Edward and Elida (Bredvold) Norell. She married Wilbert Rambow on October 6, 1942, in Martinez, California. Grace was a homemaker. She was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking, baking and spending time with her family. She will be remembered as a kind and sweet lady.

She is survived by her children, Janice (Lynn) Sandhoefner of Minnetonka, Gary (Beverly) Rambow of Mankato, Cheryl Patz of Bellingham, Washington, and Tim (Deb) Rambow of Morgan; nine grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren; sister, Yvonne (Don) Leider of Markesan, Wisconsin; and sisters-in-law, Shirley Norell of Temperance, Michigan, and Elaine Jorgenson of St. James. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert, in 2001; sister, Avis Heylen; and brothers, Glen, Bill and John Norell.

Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.

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