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Myrtle Mae Grabau

May 3, 2019

WINONA/ST. PAUL — Myrtle Mae Grabau, 84, of Winona, formerly of South St. Paul passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Saint Anne’s Extended Care, Winona.

She was born March 28, 1934, in Minneapolis, a daughter of the late Grace Jereczek.

In September of 1954, Myrtle was united in marriage to Victor Grabau at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Winona. To this union, four children were born.

Mert will be sadly missed by her husband, Victor; children, Scott (Debi) Grabau, Lee (Peggy) Grabau, Tom (Cindy) Bauer and Jeff (Paula) Dolby; grandchildren, Sandy, Stephanie, Alicia, Taylor, Aaron, Hannah, Hazel and Zayden; great-grandson, Charlie; stepsisters, Jean and Lorraine; a stepbrother, Mike; also by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Besides her mother, Mert was preceded in death by a stepsister, Shirley.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at The Chapel within Saint Anne’s Extended Care of Winona. A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. until the hour of the Mass, all at the Chapel of Saint Anne’s. Inurnment will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family of Mert would appreciate donations in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Please share a memory or express your condolences at www.talbotfuneralhomes.com.