Julia Mae Grace Chrisco January 9, 1922 – July 17, 2016

Grace Springman Chrisco died peacefully July 17, 2016 in Tucson Az. Grace was born in Salem, Missouri, one of eight children to John Henry and Laura Jane Springman. She married Robert Chrisco in 1942 in Salem, Missouri. After Robert returned from WW II, they moved to San Jose, Ca and raised three sons, Gary, Larry and Ken and later in life helped raise Colleen her granddaughter. Grace was a generous mother and wife who took great pride in caring for her family. She was quick to serve others, taking care of sick family members or ready to listen when anyone needed to talk. She was a wonderful cook, always happy to whip up a feast for a rowdy crowd. Her pies and piecrusts were unmatched. True to her Midwest traditions, she was also a skilled quilter. Grace is survived by; her son, Gary and daughter in law Suzanne; and grandchildren, Colleen, David and Robert; sister, Martha in Salem, and brother Ervin of Pekin, IL and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by; her husband, Robert; sons, Larry and Ken; sisters, Edna Rhinehart and Lucille Walker; and brothers, Roy, Paul and Dale.

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