The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


March 14, 2012

Grace M. Wolfe

CLINTON — Grace M. Wolfe, age 75, of Clinton, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012, at the University of Iowa Hospitals.

A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 16, at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Pape Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time Friday at the church.

Burial will be in St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery.

Grace was born in Worthington, Iowa, on November 16, 1936, the daughter of Lawrence and Mary (Melchert) Jaeger. She graduated from St. Paul High School in Worthington in 1954. Grace married John Wolfe on November 19, 1955, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Worthington.

She had been employed at A.C. Nielsen,  with Mercy Health Care and finally with Wolfe Property Management. Grace was a member of Prince of Peace Parish where she was an active volunteer and Eucharistic Minister. She was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed walking together with her husband, cooking and doing yard work.

Grace is survived by her husband, John; a daughter, Debra (Dan) Kohrt of Clinton; three sons, Gary Wolfe (Margaret Kuhl) of Clinton, Dennis Wolfe of Cedar Rapids and James Wolfe of Los Gatos, CA; four grandchildren, Christopher Kohrt (Tia Coleman), Erin Kohrt, and Britteny and Brooke Wolfe; two great-grandchildren, Kearra and Chase Kohrt; and a sister, Laura (Don) Willenbring of Farley, IA.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Helen; and a brother, Jerome.

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Death date: March 11, 2012

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