AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Grace Sylvia Reynolds, of Mora, died on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the FirstLight Health System in Mora. She was 92 years old.
VISITATION will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora.
INURNMENT will be at a later date at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.
Grace Sylvia Reynolds, of Mora, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the FirstLight Health System in Mora. She was 92 years old.
Grace was born on March 31, 1924 at Quamba, Minnesota to John and Blanche (Mohrenweiser) Youngdahl. She grew up on a small farm with her older sister Agnes and younger brother Lloyd. She attended grades 1st through 6th at the Lewis Lake Country School and 7th through 12th at Ogilvie High School. After graduating from high school, Grace attended Dunwoody Vo-Tech where she learned the machinist trade and worked at American Hoist after completing trade school.
On March 6, 1944, Grace traveled to Vancouver, Washington and married Ralph Charles Reynolds. In 1945 they moved back to Austin, Minnesota. In 1951 they moved to Brunswick and moved again in 1957 to a farm southeast of Mora where they raised 6 boys.
Grace was a wonderful seamstress which was a lifelong interest of hers. She also enjoyed painting, reading, and in later years, traveling south each winter with Ralph.
Grace was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ralph, sister Agnes, brother Lloyd, sons, Dale and Daniel, and daughter-in-law Carol.
She is survived by her sons, Steven; Michael (Marlys); Duane (Debbie); and Clark (Marti); 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandson; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.