Agnes M. Grausam, age 88, of Sleepy Eye, died on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Private Family Services will be held on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Divine Providence Community Home Chapel. Officiant will be Msgr. Eugene Lozinski. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery at a later date. Condolences may be sent at www.sturmfh.com. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.
Agnes Mary Grausam was born on June 3, 1924 in Sanborn, Minn. to George and Annie (Schroeder) Hengel. She married Michael J. Grausam on May 20, 1945. They lived on the family farm and raised four children. In 1980, they retired and moved to Sleepy Eye. Agnes very much enjoyed time spent with her children and grandchildren. Agnes had a very active life, growing day lilies, watercolor painting, baking bread and making corn husk dolls. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers.
She is survived by her children, Joan Grausam, Greg (Paulette) Grausam, Julie (Wayne) Huiras, all of Sleepy Eye, Rosie (Bernie) Kuehn of Milroy, MN, grandchildren, Aiden Grausam, Matt (Jessie) Grausam, Mark (Vanessa) Grausam, Mike (Katie) Huiras, brother, Ray Hengel of Sleepy Eye, sister, Mary Ann Kotten of Sleepy Eye, brother-in-law, Vesty Kotten of Sleepy Eye, sister-in-law and Josie Hengel of Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Michael in 2001, brothers, Christy & Jerome Hengel, sister, Isabel Hoffman, sister-in-law, Simone Hengel and brothers-in-law, Tom Hoffman & Ed Grausam.