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Obituary for Vivian Isabel Grace (Hardy)

Vivian Isabel  Grace (Hardy)
Vivian Isabel (Hardy) Grace, age 100, second child of Jesse and Belle (Gray) Hardy, born December 7, 1915 at the farm home North of Grant City, Missouri, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph, Missouri.

She completed her primary schooling at Hass (Haas) School, Worth County, Missouri and graduated from Grant City High School in 1933 after which she attended Northwest Missouri State Teachers College, Maryville, Missouri. On July 18, 1934, Vivian married Clifford P. Grace also of Grant City. The couple lived in Eldora, Colorado and Wichita, Kansas before returning to the Grant City area in 1948.

Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, an infant daughter, her parents, two sisters and two brothers. She is survived by daughter Nancy Ulibarri and her husband Frank, Blue Springs, Missouri; daughter Teddee Grace, Boulder, Colorado; and son Clifford Patrick Grace and wife Vera-Jo, Tacoma, Washington; four granddaughters; three great grandsons; and two great granddaughters.

Vivian was an active member of the Denver, Missouri, Methodist Church and had served as a foster parent and a caregiver to many children as a day care operator in Albany, Missouri, and at her home.
After her husband’s death in 1975 she continued to live on the family farm.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 23, 2016, at the Andrews-Hann Funeral Home in Grant City. The family will receive friends from 1-2 P.M. prior to the services. Burial will be in Prairie Chapel Cemetery, Denver, Missouri.

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