Grace Persons, 91, of Henning, MN, formerly of Deer Creek, died Thursday, May 24, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Henning.
Grace Orena Vargason was born December 28, 1920, on the family farm near Deer Creek, MN, to Orrin and Belle (Fletcher) Vargason. She attended school in rural Deer Creek. She married Aaron “John” Persons November 19, 1943 in Fergus Falls. They farmed in the Deer Creek area for 48 years, before moving to Wadena in 1993.
Grace entered the Golden Living Center in Henning August 15, 2001. She loved spending time with her family and friends, and getting out to her daughter’s home whenever possible.
Grace is survived by her daughter Jaynie (Gary) Greenwood of Henning; son Dale (Judy) Persons of Mounds View; five grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren & one great-great-grandchild; sister Hazel of Independence, MO; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Aaron “John”; daughter Marilyn; great-grandson Jonathan; and sisters Myrtle, Ilo and Irene.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the Church of the Nazarene in Hewitt with Reverend Wayne Hoffert officiating. Burial was in the Inman Cemetery.