In Memory

Grace Loeher

Grace C. Loeher
Died: Thursday, January 02, 2003

Grosse Pointe Woods resident Grace C. Loeher, 84, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at St. John Hospital in Detroit.

Born in 1918 in Donkin, Nova Scotia, Canada, Mrs. Loeher graduated with honors from Nazareth College in 1940.

She was a junior high school teacher at St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in St. Clair Shores until her retirement in 1978.

She was a member of the Kappa Gamma Pi national Catholic honor society and the Kalamazoo Civic Theater.

She enjoyed directing student plays, coaching public speaking, quilting and reading.

She is survived by her husband, Charles F. Loeher; her daughters, Kathleen (Charles) Bonneau and Eileen (Stephen) Knoff; her son, Charles F. Jr. (Elizabeth); her grandchildren, Patricia Kroppe, Charles III, Barbara Periard, Kathleen Perry and Kristen and Elizabeth Knoff; her great-grandchildren, William and Mary Kroppe, Elizabeth Loeher and Andrew Periard; and her sister-in-law, Bernadine Loeher.

She was predeceased by her sisters, Esther Simmons, Elizabeth Mullinax, Margaret Freismuth and Mary Taegel; and her brothers, James and Patrick McLaughlin.

A funeral Mass was held on Monday, Jan. 6, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in St. Clair Shores.

Taken from The Grosse Pointe News