Lila G. Gray

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Lila G. Gray, 79, of Linton, passed away at 9:48 P.M., Mon., March 22, 2010, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington.

She was born Oct. 10, 1930, in McCanna, ND, the daughter of Iver J. & Andria (Svaai) Grodahl.

She attended North Dakota State School of Science at Wahpeton, ND. Later she was a purchasing agent for several years at Keller Industries in Linton & retired from Crane NWSC after working in Office Administration Supply. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church & American Legion Post #22, both in Linton & was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include her husband, William A. Gray of Linton, to whom she was married March 7, 1953, three sons, William A. Gray, Jr. of Indianapolis, Richard S. Gray of Terre Haute, & Steven A. Gray of Linton, four grandchildren, Victoria "Tori" Gray, Alexandra "Ali" Gray, Katie Gray, & Shayne Gray, a sister, Ellen Dickson of Grand Forks, ND, & a brother, John Grodahl of Hemet, CA.

She was preceded in death by her parents & a sister, Irene Griffin.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 A.M. Friday, March 26, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton, with Revs. Joe Faust & Mike Roth officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. The Linton American Legion will conduct military graveside rites.

Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Thursday and at 10 A.M. Friday at the funeral home.

The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to the Greene County Humane Society or the American Liver Foundation through the funeral home.

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