Mavis Nina Grapevine

Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Mavis Nina Grapevine

Funeral services for Mavis Nina Grapevine, 87 of Windom, Minn. will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 22, 2007, at First Presbyterian Church in Windom. Rev. Susan Birch will officiate.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom and one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church.

Interment will follow services at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.

Casket bearers will be Dennis Grapevine, Joe Grapevine, Scott Grapevine, Paul Grapevine, Bob Kingery and Jim Kingery.

Honorary bearers will include all of Mavis' nieces and nephews.

Mavis Grapevine passed away Monday, March 19, 2007 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Mavis was born on May 16, 1919, in Cottonwood County, Minn. to the late Elmo C. and A. Mathilda Petterson (Kingery). Mavis was baptized in 1919 at Amo Lutheran Church in rural Storden. She received her early education in Dale Township and later graduated from Jeffers, Minn. in 1938.

On April 21, 1943, Mavis was united in marriage to Edward A. Grapevine at the Baptist Parsonage in Windom while Ed was on furlough. Mavis and Ed became the proud parents of three children. Through the years, Mavis and Ed lived in several areas including Storden, Windom, Westbrook, Moorhead, Spencer, Humbolt, and finally back to Windom in 1983 until the present. Mavis was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Windom where Mavis was active in the Ladies Aid and other activities. She also worked at the voting polls during election time.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Ronald Grapevine; great-granddaughter, Sabreena Grapevine; and two brothers: C. Merle and Kenneth Kingery

Mavis is survived by her husband, Ed Grapevine of Windom; two children; Jonette Tielbur and her husband, Jerry of Spencer, and Gary Grapevine and his wife, Sue of Sanborn; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of the LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom.

Memorials are preferred to in her memory to the donors choice.