HUMBOLDT - Grace L. Schipull, 82, of Humboldt, formerly of Renwick and Hardy, passed away October 5, 2012 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt with the Rev. Christy Ehrle officiating. Interment will be in Vernon Township Cemetery, Hardy. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. The Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home of Humboldt is in charge of arrangements.
Grace LaVonne Krause, the daughter of Herman and Eva (Winter) Krause, was born August 20, 1930 on a farm near Hardy, Iowa. She was united in marriage to Ray Schipull on May 25, 1952 at the Renwick Methodist Church. The couple made their home in the Hardy area where they farmed together until Ray's death in 1980. In 1981, Grace moved to Renwick and in 1995, she made her home in Humboldt.
Grace is survived by her children, Roger (and fiancee, Sheryl Sherman) Schipull of Hardy, Dennis (Ramona) Schipull of Northwood, Glenda Carpio of Greeley, CO, Bruce (Kim) Schipull of Hardy, and Diane (Randy) Sykora of Windom, MN; 11 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sister, Virginia (Richard) Vorland of Clear Lake; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ray; daughter, Sharon McMillan; and daughter-in-law, Becky Schipull.