Geraldine L. Grams, age 83, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, October, 16, 2023, at Woodstone Senior Living in Hutchinson.
Memorial Service will be held on Monday, October 23, 2023, at 1:00 P.M. at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with interment in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Geraldine Leigh Grams was born on February 23, 1940, in Pender, Nebraska. She was the daughter of Gerhardt and Hermina (Essmann) Leimer. Geraldine was baptized as an infant in Pender. In 1943, Geraldine’s family moved to Truman, Minnesota, and then to Hector, Minnesota in 1951. Geraldine was confirmed in her faith as a youth in Hector. She received her education in Hector, and was a graduate of the Hector High School Class of 1958.
On September 26, 1959, Geraldine was united in marriage to Sidney Grams at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hector. This marriage was blessed with three children, Alan, Gerald, and Janelle. Geraldine and Sidney resided in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, then Hector, for about a year, before moving to Hutchinson, Minnesota in 1961. They shared 64 years of marriage.
Geraldine was employed at Minnesota, Mining and Manufacturing, Mike’s Mobile Gas Station and later at Hutchinson Technologies, Inc. She retired in 2005. Geraldine was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. She was also a member of the Faith Lutheran Church Ladies Group and The Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does Hutchinson Elks Lodge #2427.
Geraldine enjoyed needlepointing and was a collector of many things, especially spoons. She cherished spending time with her family and friends.
Geraldine passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023, at Woodstone Senior Living in Hutchinson, at the age of 83 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Geraldine is survived by her:
Husband, Sidney Grams of Hutchinson, MN;
Son, Alan Grams and his wife, Marlene of Maple Grove, MN;
Jeanette Meyer of Hutchinson, MN,
Gaile Leimer and his wife, Madonna of Paynesville, MN,
Judy Anderson of Faribault, MN,
Carleen Halverson and her husband, Ken of Moose Lake, MN,
Douglas Leimer and his wife, Dorothy of Rochester, MN;
Sister-in-law, Harumi Leimer of Hawaii;
Many other relatives and friends.
Geraldine is preceded in death by her Parents, Gerhardt and Hermina Leimer; Daughter, Janelle Grams; Son, Gerald Grams; Brothers, Richard Leimer, Dennie Leimer, Herman Leimer, Terry Leimer, Rick Leimer; Brother-in-law, Jack Meyer.