GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                          Friday March 29, 1996

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Mary Ann Grimes

  GILFORD - Mary Ann (Kralich) Grimes, 75, a former waitress, died Friday at a

local hospital of natural causes.

  Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Gilford Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Highland Cemetery in Havre.

Rockman Funeral Chapel of Chester is handling arrangements.

  She was born in Black Eagle on Aug. 14, 1920, and attended schools in Great

Falls. She worked as a waitress before marrying Leonard H. Grimes on Oct. 10,

1943. They moved to a farm south of Gilford. Her husband died in 1988.

  Grimes lived in Gilford until 1993 when she moved to Liberty County Nursing

Home in Chester. A daughter, Eileen, also has died.

  Grimes was a member of Gilford Baptist Church and, in her younger years, was

active in the Republican party. Her hobbies included sewing and gardening. She

enjoyed crossword puzzles, television, and reading.

  Surviving are daughters, Marilyn Wolery of Gilford, Lenore Hix of Great

Falls, Kathleen Converse of Mitchel, Neb., and Judy Niemi of Nenominee, Mich.;

a sister, Fran Brady of Absarokee; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                             Monday  April 1, 1996

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MARY ANN (KRALICH) GRIMES

  GILFORD - Mary Ann (Kralich) Grimes, 75, died at the Chester Hospital, Friday

March 29, 1996.

  Funeral services were Monday, April 1, at the Gilford Baptist Church with

Pastor Eddie Fallo officiating. Graveside services were Monday at the Highland

Cemetery in Havre.

  She was born in Black Eagle on Aug. 14, 1920. She was one of seven children

born to Bartol and Mary (Cohr) Kralich. She grew up in the Great Falls

community and recieved her formal education there.

  She began working as a waitress and met her husband, Leonard H. Grimes. They

were married in Great Falls on Oct. 10, 1943.

  They moved to the Grimes farm south of Gilford, were they raised there family

and spent the rest of their married lofe together. Her husband, Leonard, died

in 1988.

  She remained in the Gilford community until 1993, when her health began to

fail. She moved to the Liberty County Nursing Home in Chester and has lived

there since.

  She was a member of the Gilford Baptist Church. She and Leonard had been very

active in the Republican party during their younger years.

  Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, and raising flowers. In her quiet

hours she enjoyed crossword puzzles, television, and reading.

  She was an exceptional homemaker and cook, and her family will always

remember her delicious turkey dinners. She loved her grandchildren and was

always interested in what was happening in their lives.

  She is survived by four daughters, including Mrs. LeRoy (Marilyn) Wolery of

Gilford; Mrs. Dan (Judy) Niemi of Nenominee, Mich, Mrs. Tony (Lenore) Hix of

Great Falls, and Mrs. Dean (Kathleen) Converse of Mitchell, Neb.; nine

grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one sister, Fran Brady of Absarokee;

and numerous nephews and nieces.

  She was preceded in death not only by her parents and husband, but also a

daughter, Eileen, a sister, Amelia Atchison, and four brothers, John, Ed, Walt,

and George Kralich.

  Arrangements by Rockman Funeral Chapel of Chester.

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THE SENTINEL                                                                               Wednesday April 10, 1996

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MARY ANN (KRALICH) GRIMES

  GILFORD - Mary Ann (Kralich) Grimes, 75, died at the Chester Hospital, Friday

March 29, 1996.

  Funeral services were Monday, April 1, at the Gilford Baptist Church with

Pastor Eddie Fallo officiating. Graveside services were Monday at the Highland

Cemetery in Havre.

  She was born in Black Eagle on Aug. 14, 1920. She was one of seven children

born to Bartol and Mary (Cohr) Kralich. She grew up in the Great Falls

community and recieved her formal education there.

  She began working as a waitress and met her husband, Leonard H. Grimes. They

were married in Great Falls on Oct. 10, 1943.

  They moved to the Grimes farm south of Gilford, were they raised there family

and spent the rest of their married lofe together. Her husband, Leonard, died

in 1988.

  She remained in the Gilford community until 1993, when her health began to

fail. She moved to the Liberty County Nursing Home in Chester and has lived

there since.

  She was a member of the Gilford Baptist Church. She and Leonard had been very

active in the Republican party during their younger years.

  Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, and raising flowers. In her quiet

hours she enjoyed crossword puzzles, television, and reading.

  She was an exceptional homemaker and cook, and her family will always

remember her delicious turkey dinners. She loved her grandchildren and was

always interested in what was happening in their lives.

  She is survived by four daughters, including Mrs. LeRoy (Marilyn) Wolery of

Gilford; Mrs. Dan (Judy) Niemi of Nenominee, Mich, Mrs. Tony (Lenore) Hix of

Great Falls, and Mrs. Dean (Kathleen) Converse of Mitchell, Neb.; nine

grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one sister, Fran Brady of Absarokee;

and numerous nephews and nieces.

  She was preceded in death not only by her parents and husband, but also a

daughter, Eileen, a sister, Amelia Atchison, and four brothers, John, Ed, Walt,

and George Kralich.

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Buried- 1 Apr 1996 in Space - 32, Lot - --, Block 32  per Hill Co., Highland Cemetery Records

          Put in PAF 19 Jan 2002 by John L. Inman  "inman@jinman.org" or "jinman@mtintouch.net"

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