John "J.F." Gramlich, 85, of rural Malta Bend, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Father Kevin Gormley officiating. Prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall with visitation following from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Burial with military rites will be held at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery in Shackelford. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter Catholic Church Building Fund or Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery.
Born June 18, 1920, in Pleasant Green, he was the son of the late Peter A. Gramlich and Anna D. Judge Gramlich. He had lived in rural Malta Bend most of his life and was a farmer. He was a 1938 graduate of Mercy Academy in Marshall and a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. He was a U.S. Army/Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of Malta Bend American Legion Post 558. He served on the Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery board.
Survivors include two sisters, Rosemary Klausing and husband Marion of Marshall and Kathleen Thompson and husband Eldon of Kansas City, Kan.; three nieces; one nephew; and several great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Carr, one brother, Harold Gramlich, one niece and one nephew.
Additional information provided per family recompense.