Grace L. Graves

Aug 10, 1917 - Mar 25, 2014

Grace L. Graves, 96, of Sandusky, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 25, 2014, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.

She was born Aug. 10, 1917, in Sandusky, to Christ William and Louise (Albrecht) Koehler. She attended Sandusky High School and enjoyed working on puzzles and crosswords.

Grace is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Bob) McPeek, of Sandusky; four grandchildren, Michael (Stephanie) Meinzer, of Sandusky, Lori Meinzer, of Sandusky, Julie (Dan) Fedorenko, of Milan, and Jodi Meinzer, of Sandusky; three great-grandchildren, Abby (Adam) Butler, of Norwalk, Augustine Meinzer, of Chicago, and Chris Carico, of Sandusky; great-great-granddaughter, Eleanor Butler; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Graves (June 15, 1986); parents; and two brothers, Paul and James Koehler.

At her request, cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation and family services will be private. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Stein Hospice Services, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to the Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, OH 44870.

Arrangements are entrusted to David F. Koch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Your memories and words of comfort may be expressed to Grace's family at


Lived down the street from the Graves as a child. Both Bob & Grace were sweet, wonderful people & I'll never forget either as long as I live. R.I.P., Grace