EKSTROM, GRACE L., 89
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Mrs. Grace L. Ekstrom, 89, passed away at 9:08 AM on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at her daughter's home in Hawthorne, FL.
She was born November 21, 1923 in Galesburg, IL, the daughter of Earl and Delma Tracy. She married John. T. Ekstrom on January 9, 1943.
She was an executive secretary and retired in 1970's. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Galesburg, IL and Woodlawn Baptist Church in Johnson, FL.
Surviving are her daughters Linda Peck of Hawthorne, FL, Theo Mayfield of Escondido, CA and son John Ekstrom of Orlando, FL; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and brother, Dale Tracy.
Cremation was accorded and a private graveside burial will take place at a future date in Galesburg, IL.
She was a much loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a friend to many. She will be very missed by us all and leaves us with wonderful memories of a sweet Christian "Amazing Grace."
Memorials may be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church, 818 CR 20A, Hawthorne, FL 32640.
Arrangements are under the care of WILLIAMS-THOMAS FUNERAL HOME HAWTHORNE, 22205 S.E. 69th Ave, Hawthorne, FL 32640.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Williams-Thomas Funeral Homes
102 Se Lake Ave Hawthorne, FL 32640
Published in Gainesville Sun from July 11 to July 12, 2013