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July 16, 2011
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EMMETSBURG - Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 4:00 and a Parish Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.

Service will be at Holy Family Catholic Church, Emmetsburg, Iowa, on Monday, July 18, 2011, 10:30 A.M.

Celebrant will be Rev. Clem Currans.

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Interment will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Emmetsburg, Iowa.

Arrangements are by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home.

Harriet Genevieve Conway was born to Sophia (Kowalewski) and William A. Krage in Winona County, Minnesota on September 24, 1916. She received her education in Winona, Minnesota.

Harriet taught in Minnesota and Emmetsburg. In December 1943, Harriet married James Conway in Ridgeway, Minnesota. They moved to Emmetsburg where they made their home.

Harriet later taught in area schools for several years retiring from Iowa Lakes Community College at the age of 78. Harriet was a member of Holy Family Parish.

Harriet died July 14, 2011, in Emmetsburg, at the age of 94. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, John; her husband; a brother, William Krage, Jr.; sisters, Lucille Burke and Rosella Theis; son-in-law, Merle Grover; and granddaughter, Melissa Grover Lowman.

She is survived by her children, Mary Grover of Spencer, IA Therese (James) Daniel of Mendota Heights, MN, Ellen (Roger) Picray of Emmetsburg, IA, James Conway of Cresco, IA, Margaret (Phil) Redenbaugh of Storm Lake, IA, Elizabeth Gilbert of Modesto, CA, Jude (Jane) Conway of Clive, IA, Kathy (Fred) Alva of Omaha, NE, Patti (Tom) Boyd of Papillion, NE and Tom (Jean) Conway of Las Vegas, NV; a brother, Tom (Bernie) Krage; sisters, Irene Feltz, Eleanore Stockum and Joanne (Jack) Harris; thirty six grandchildren; fifty great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.



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