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Grace A. Current, 91

Jan 24, 2016

Grace Current

Mapleton Grace A. Current, age 91, of Mapleton, died on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 at the Mapleton Community Home.

Funeral service were held on Jan. 18, 2016 at Faith Bible Church in Mapleton, the Rev. Betty Johnson officiated. Burial was at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.

Grace was born on Aug. 27, 1924 to Henry and Cora (Watson) Higginbotham in Nebish Township, Beltrami County. She attended elementary school in Pleasant Valley country school and graduated from Bemidji High School in 1942. On Oct.12, 1942, Grace was united in marriage to Marion (Pat) Current in Bemidji. They moved to Winnebago in 1948. Grace was employed at local restaurants and Stokely Van Camp in Winnebago. They moved to Lake Crystal in 1975 where Grace worked at Lakeview Caf and Tony Downs Foods in Madelia. She retired in 1986 and they returned to Winnebago and enjoyed eight years of retirement at their daughter Pam’s acreage. They then moved to Mapleton in 1994.

Grace is survived by three children, Janice (Melvin) Soderholm, Steve (Margaret) Current, and Pamela (Ernie) Fuhrman; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Pat in 1997; son, Mike; step-father, Selmer Klungseth; brother, Vernon Higginbotham; two step-brothers, Gerald Klungseth and Marvin Klungseth; step-sisters, Selina Stratton and Adeline Erlandson.

Olson-Tichenor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are preferred to Faith Bible Church.