Patricia Ann Grundler


May 7, 1928 - December 28, 2013

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Patricia Ann Grundler, 85, of Hannibal, Missouri, passed away at 12:33 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Beth Haven Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Smith Funeral Home and Chapel, Pastor Dan Jones will officiate. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.

Patricia was born May 7, 1928 in Rensselaer, IN the daughter of Allen Bennett and Amanda Katherine Davis Harms.

She married Lawrence Gray Grundler in Brook, IN on May 28, 1954. He survives her.

Survivors include two daughters; Jane Danielsons and husband Peter of Hannibal, MO and Judy Grundler and friend Gary Kirfman of Columbia, MO; two granddaughters, Emily Danielsons and Elisabeth Danielsons. Mrs. Grundler was preceded in death by her parents.

Patricia graduated from Purdue University. She taught several years as a Kindergarten teacher at the Ferguson Florissant School District before retiring. Mrs. Grundler was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hannibal. She enjoyed singing in the church choir, cooking, sewing, reading, traveling, writing cards and letters to family and friends and teaching her granddaughters how to cook and sew.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Community Loving Care Hospice, in care of Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.

Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.smithfuneralhomeandchapel.com