Betty  Grace

Obituary of Betty Grace

Betty Lou Grace, 82, of Highland Ridge, Williamsburg, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017.

Betty Lou Small was born March 1, 1935, the daughter of Lester and Blanche (Graham) Small. After high school she served two years in Texas, serving in the Army’s Woman’s Amy Corps. After the military she worked for six years at the Iowa City VAMC, where she would meet her husband, John “Bill” Grace. They were married June 6, 1959 at Grace United Methodist Church in Tiffin. Betty worked for several years on her family’s farm, and then as their children entered high school took a job at ACT.

Betty loved time spent with her family which always included her pets, mushroom hunting, antiquing, attending annual balloon festivals, family Christmas vacations to Hawaii and fall trips to delight in the Wisconsin foliage. She will be remembered for her incredible sense of humor and her strong faith.

Her family includes her childen, John Grace (Tina) of Tiffin and Elizabeth Litwiller (Mike) of Parnell; sister, Joan Miller (Paul) of Wellman; grandchildren, Alyssa Tjader (Fredrik) of Coralville, Grace Litwiller and Zachary Litwiller as well as a dear niece, Chris Brown of Lisbon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John “Bill” and sister, Donna Hudson.

A memorial service for Betty and John will be held at a later date. Memorials in her name may be made to the Safe Haven Animal Shelter care of Solon State Bank.