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Lynda Joyce (Williams) Grife

November 11, 1948 ~ January 22, 2022 (age 73)

Obituary

Lynda Joyce (Williams) Grife (73) of Grand Rapids, MN passed away on January 22, 2022.

Lynda was born on November 11, 1948, in Santa Maria, California to Chester Dee and Mary Lucille Williams. She was married to John (Jack) Grife on March 27, 1965, in Santa Maria, California. Together they raised 2 sons Timothy & Dennis. John and Lynda enjoyed their 57 years of life together and loved traveling. Their grandchildren have some of their fondest memories as trips or stays in Grandma and Papa’s camper/house. Lynda was raised in a family of musicians, and was a wonderful singer herself, singing many years in her church. Lynda and her Brother Chuck sang together often throughout her life, and at family gatherings and funerals. She often made up tunes for her grandkids and always kept them laughing. She was an avid karaoke singer, and joined every karaoke night she could attend.

Lynda leaves behind her loving husband John (Jack), her son Timothy (Arlene) Grife of Cohasset, MN, her son Dennis (Melissa) Grife of Genoa, NE, 7 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren, and Brother Charles “Chuck” (Pauline “Pat”) Williams. Numerous cousins throughout California.

Lynda attended Orcutt Union School district , where her 8th grade teacher was the late famous John Madden, professional football coach in 1978 for the Oakland Raiders.

Lynda is preceded in death by: Her parents: Chester Dee and Mary Lucille Williams Grandparents: Monty Lee & Lillie Stella Williams, Kirk & Laura (Big Grandma) Claborn Lynda will be dearly missed.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 26, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Carroll Funeral Home
14 1st Ave NE
Deer River, MN 56636

Memorial Service
Wednesday
January 26, 2022

2:00 PM
Carroll Funeral Home
14 1st Ave NE
Deer River, MN 56636

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