Bobbie L. Grade
Waunakee/ Westport/Bobbie died suddenly on Thurs. Feb 4, 2016 at her home.
She was born on Sept. 15, 1935 in West Allis, WI to William and Genevieve (Coon) Jensen. She attended Nathan Hale High School and the UW-Milwaukee extension, where she met her husband, Tom. They were married on June 7, 1958 in Milwaukee, WI at Ascension Lutheran Church. She graduated from UW Madison in 1957 and worked as a Speech Pathologist for the Stoughton and Wausau School Districts. She obtained her Master’s Degree in 1966 and worked for the Madison School District until her retirement in 1995.
Bobbie’s hobbies included traveling, summer vacations with family, reading, playing cards, and cross-stitching. She was an avid Badger fan and loved all things “Wisconsin”. She was very proud of her family as well as her Danish heritage. She was a charter member of Peace Lutheran Church in Waunakee, where she was a Deacon and Lector and served on the Church Council.
She is survived by her husband, Tom; her daughter Kristin (Jim) Michels; their children, Kelsey, Jordan (fiancé Luke Skoda) and Taylor; her son, Tom (Deana); their children, Derek and Brandon; and her son John (Tracy); their children, Jenna, Sonia, Blanca and Portia Grade. She is further survived by her sister Karen (Emmett) Braselton and extended family. Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter-in-law, Sarah Grade.
Funeral services will be held on Thurs. Feb 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 701 S. Century Ave, Waunakee. Friends may call at the church on Thurs. from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. Rev Karen Locken will preside. There will also be a visitation on Wed. Feb. 10, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Winn-Cress Funeral Home 5785 Hwy Q Waunakee.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church.
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