Grace Mary Meyer, 72, of Caledonia, died Thursday, April 14, 2011 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, LaCrosse, WI. She was born December 18, 1938 in New Albin, IA to Stanley and Theresa (Dennis) Buege. Grace married Charles Meyer on October 20, 1962 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, New Albin. He preceded her in death on September 6, 2001. Grace was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary's Church, Caledonia.
She is survived by her 7 children, Vicky (Doug) Ideker of Caledonia, Tim Meyer of Neilsville, WI, Kathy (Brian) Langen of Caledonia, Michelle (Duron) Lee of HOuston, MN, LeAnn (Jeff) Johnson of Spring Grove, MN, Todd (Denise) Meyer of Onalaska, WI, and Renae (Seth) Hargrove of Houston, MN; 16 grandchildren, Angie (Sam) Morken, Heather, Amber and MIke Ideker, Paige and Tanner Langen, Vanessa, Dylan, Nathan and Rebecca Lee, Alyssa and Brianna Johnson, Macy and Sawyer Meyer, and Ethan and Izack Hargrove; 2 sisters, Marcella Althof of Stoddard, WI and Mary Blair of Wabasha, MN; 2 brothers, Robert (Joanne) Buege and Wayne (Gretchen) Buege, both of Caledonia, and 3 sisters in law, Winifred Schulte and Lois Schmitz, both of Caledonia, and Lorraine (Morris) Rollins of South St. Paul, MN.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Eleanor Meyer and a brother, Glen Buege.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am, Monday, April 18th, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Gregory Leif will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 pm Sunday at Holy Family Hall, next to the church, where a prayer service will be said at 8 pm. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family with arranagements.