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Grace B. (Millin) GraapMarch 31, 2017
Grace Bidwell Graap age 100 of Prairie du Chien passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Bethel Home in Viroqua, WI. She was born August 6, 1916 in Patch Grove, WI the daughter of Edward and Leila (Louisignau) Millin. She married Julius Graap on January 2, 1938. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1989. They spent their lives together and raised three children in Prairie du Chien – he a carpenter and she a homemaker, beloved mother and an employee of the Piggly Wiggly in Commerce Court. Grace liked to read, loved piano music, enjoyed going out to lunch and nothing was more fun than gathering around the table with family and playing a rousing game of Aggravation. She is survived by her daughters, Joanne Wisnewski of Champaign, IL and Christina Elrod of Prairie du Chien, her sister Lila (Francis) Spangler of Richland Center, WI and her brother James Millin of LaCrosse, WI, her grandchildren, Mary (Bill Walker) Wisnewski of Sana Clara, CA, Matthew (April) and Adam Wisnewski of Champaign, Aaron (Diane) Hanna of Unionville, OH and Julia (Robert) Austin and Laura James of Jacksonville, FL, great grandchildren, Ashley and Aaron Hanna of Geneva, OH, Daniel Wisnewski and Richard Meister of Champaign, and Sarah and Michael James of Jacksonville, great-great grandchildren, Daniel, Ellie and Charlotte Wisnewski of Champaign. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son Michael and her siblings, Frances Bushnell, Alan Millin, Alice Gaulke, Arthur Millin and Marjorie Myers Millin.
A private family graveside service will be later in the Patch Grove Cemetery. “She is home”.