Marcella C. Grantz
Marcella C. Grantz, age 100 of Charlotte, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at West Wing Place in DeWitt. Funeral services will held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Charlotte. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at the church and from 9:30 AM until the service time Tuesday, also at the church. Burial will be in Rossiter Cemetery, Charlotte. Pallbearers will be Dave, Steve, and Paul Schwartz, Kevin and Robert Brown and Nick Grantz. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Marcella was born in Tama, Iowa on May 28, 1919, the daughter of Fred and Catherine (Petersen) Heil. She graduated from Charlotte High School. Marcella married Gerhardt "Windy" Grantz on February 18, 1939 in Wisconsin. Windy passed away on December 25, 2007. She and her husband farmed their entire lives near Charlotte. Marcella was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she belonged to Women's Circle and sang in the choir for over 60 years. She also sang at many country schools, with the County Choral, and with her son for many weddings and funerals. She enjoyed drawing, painting, yard work, gardening, and had a love of birds and cats.

Marcella is survived by 2 sons, Richard Grantz of Charlotte and Dennis (Diane) Grantz of Goose Lake; a daughter, Julaine (Jim) Warner of Phoenix, AZ; two grandchildren, Rhiannon (Lee) Marshall of Lincoln, NE and Nicholas Grantz of Elvira; 5 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Curtis and a sister, Dorothy. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at
Published on October 17, 2019


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Joe Wendel
Oct 21, 2019
Denny condolences to you all. Life well lived.
Kathy Walker(Darling)
Oct 19, 2019
Sorry to see the passing of your Mother, Denny. My sympathies to you and Diane,and family. May God Bless
Sue and Jim Fornabai \Phoenix
Oct 19, 2019
We send our condolences to Julaine, her two brothers and family. May happy memories wrap you in comfort.
Oct 19, 2019
Denny...sending heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.❤️
Gene Christiansen
Oct 19, 2019
Please accept my condolences on the passing of Marcella.
Barb Skoff
Oct 18, 2019
So sorry to hear of Marcella's passing. She was such a great person. Great memories of her and Windy!! You all have my sympathies!