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Mildred A. Grant

May 22, 1928 — May 24, 2024

Cherokee, Iowa

Mildred A. Grant

Mildred A. Grant, age 96 of Cherokee, IA, passed away Friday, May 24, 2024, at the Bethany Lutheran Home in Sioux Falls, SD. Memorial services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2024, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee, IA. Father Dan Rupp will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. The Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee, IA, is assisting the family with arrangements. 

Obituary 

Mildred Agnus Grant, aged 96, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Cherokee, Iowa, passed away on Friday, May 24th, 2024, at Bethany Lutheran Home in Sioux Falls, SD. She was born on May 22, 1928, on a farm near West Point, Nebraska, to Steve and Caroline (Schlickbernd) Engelmeyer.

Mildred attended elementary and high school at Guardian Angels School in West Point, graduating in 1945. She furthered her education by attending college at Wayne State in Wayne, Nebraska and Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa, in 1970.

Throughout her career, Mildred dedicated herself to education, teaching in various schools including North Platte, Nebraska, Quimby, Iowa, Immaculate Conception in Cherokee, Iowa, and Cherokee Public Schools. She retired from teaching in 1993.

Mildred is survived by her four sons and their families: Jim (Peggy) Grant of Quincy, IL, Steve Grant (special friend Denise Hanson), Marcus, Iowa, Ron (Lori) Grant of Lantana, Texas, Tom (Beth) Grant of Sioux Falls, SD.

She is also survived by her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren: Keith (Lisa) of Iowa, and their children Claudia and Emma; Ryan Grant (special friend Kayla Heidzig), South Dakota and his son Jaxon; Kiel (Megan) Grant, Iowa and their children Oliver, Lilith, and Everett; Kevin (Kristine) Grant, Norway and their children Isaac and Elias; Kamron (Jacee) Grant, Texas and their children Rorke, Ryder, and Tillis; Katie (Colin) Hinchey, Texas and their children June, Silas, Sadie, and Samuel; Marley-Grace Grant...

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents Steve and Caroline Engelmeyer, sister Marie (Martin Weiller), brothers Herman (Ella) Engelmeyer, and Vincent (Leona) Engelmeyer.

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