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Adeline Gram

Aug. 4, 1920-Jan. 22, 2010

Adeline S. Gram, 89, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, January 22, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes.

Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at Augustana Lutheran Church, rural Audubon, with the Reverend Paul Peterson officiating. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services on Saturday.

Interment will be held in the spring at Northwood Cemetery in Grygla, Minn.

Adeline Sylvia Foss was born to Alfred and Selma (Anderson) Foss on August 4, 1920 near Halstad, Minn. Adeline was three weeks old when she moved with her family to a farm near Grygla.

In 1937, Adeline was united in marriage to Buel "Bud" Gram in Grygla. They lived in Grygla and Roseau before moving to Middle River in 1943 and later to Detroit Lakes in 1968. Bud passed away on August 1, 1994.

Adeline will be remembered and missed by her five sons, Donald (Donna) Gram of Zimmerman, Minn., Kenneth (Yvonne) Gram of Minneapolis, Gerald Gram and Keith (Linda) Gram, both of Middle River, Minn., and Randy (Sandra) Gram of Detroit Lakes. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and one brother, Gordon (Thelma) Foss of Grygla.

Preceding her in death were her parents and husband, Bud.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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