Wilma J. (Grandt) Schaal (1921 - 2014)


Wilma Bertha Josephine Schaal, 93, of Altamont, died at 7:02 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altamont, with the Rev. Dr. James Wright officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery in St. Peter. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to services on Saturday, both at the church. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lutheran Care Center or American Macular Degeneration Foundation. Online condolences may be shared at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mrs. Schaal was born on Saturday, Aug. 13, 1921, in rural Farina, the daughter of Herman and Avlina Horstmann Grandt. She married Edgar E. Schaal on Aug. 8, 1945, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church; he died in 2005.
Survivors include sons, Ken Schaal and his wife Gail of Hillsboro, and Kevin Schaal and his wife Cheryl of Littleton, Colo.; and daughter, Kathy and her husband Bill Gray of Urbana.
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Published in The Leader-Union from Nov. 21 to Dec. 3, 2014