Grace Hufford Obituary

Grace M. Hufford
Grace M. Hufford
Grace M. Hufford

March 8, 1923 - July 14, 2008
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Grace Maxine Hufford, 85, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday July 14th 2008 while at Taylor House Hospice. A celebration of Grace's life will be held 2:00 PM Friday July 18th at Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordon Creek Parkway in West Des Moines, with burial following at Resthaven Cemetery.

Grace was born March 8th, 1923 in Des Moines, daughter of Rev. Ralph and Gladys (Glanz) Priebe. She grew up on the east side of Des Moines and attended East High School. Grace was a former employee of JC Penny and O.Callaghan's Inc. Her passion was teaching the Word of God and loving her family. She was a former member of Olivet Baptist Church, Westchester Evangelical Free Church, Johnston Evangelical Free Church and most recently attended Lutheran Church of Hope.

Grace was preceeded in death by her parents; husband, Gale Hufford; brothers Louis, Wendel and Ralph Jr. Priebe. Lovingly survived by her children, Joni (Jim) Anderson of West Des Moines, Gail (Bill) Anderson of Mt. Carmel, Tennessee, Tim (Lin) Hufford of Waukee and Pastor Mark (Jodi) Hufford of Johnston; grandchildren, Kim (Denise) & Holly (Karen) Passick, Andrew (Betsy) & Eric (Jungeun) Anderson, Nicki (Kevin) Gutknecht, Brandon (Jody) Hufford, Samantha and Bailey Hufford; great-grandchildren, Mady, Nathan, Rumiah, Lexie, Taylor, Peyton, Dylon and Brady.

Family will receive friends and relatives from 5:00-8:00 pm Thursday July 17th at Westover Funeral Home, 6337 Hickman Rd, Des Moines.

Memorial contributions in Grace's memory may be made to North Pointe Church (P.O. Box 673, Ankeny, IA 50021) , Lutheran Church of Hope Children's Ministries of West Des Moines or Taylor House Hospice (3401 E. Douglas, Des Moines 50317).


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, July 17, 2008
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA US 50266
Friday, July 18, 2008
2:00 PM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Friday, July 18, 2008


North Pointe Church
P.O. Box 673
Ankeny, IA 50021