Grace Elizabeth Watson
06/03/1927 - 10/02/2021
Obituary For Grace Elizabeth Watson
Grace Elizabeth Watson of Jenison, Michigan (formerly of Kent City, MI), age 94, passed away peacefully to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 2, 2021. She was born to Henry and Grace (Kamps) Nobel in Hopkins, MI. Grace loved playing cards with anyone, cooking, canning, baking, and staying active. Grace’s feet were always moving before they hit the floor. She enjoyed many warm winters in Florida and summers at Hardy Dam. Most importantly, Grace enjoyed taking care of her family and deepening her faith daily. Grace is survived by her loving children, Charles (Adrian) Watson, Jeanne (Jack) Rhymer, Richard Watson, Laretha (Mark) Janose, Yvonne Vandekieft; grandchildren, Seth, Elisabeth, Jacquelyn, Stephanie, Rebecca, Kyle, Chelsey, Kristin, Calvin, Jean; great grandchildren, Zach, Avery, Cole, Luke, Kelsey, Ciera, Jack, Isak, Grace, Jude, Evelyn; siblings, Bill and George; and many more nieces, nephews, and family and friends. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 63 years, Charles D. Watson; granddaughter, Charis; great granddaughter, Murphy; siblings, Cornelieus and Tillie; and daughter-in-law, Nancy. The family would like to thank Interim Hospice for their care and compassion towards Grace. A public graveside service will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 6th, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Idlewild Cemetery, 2175 18 Mile Rd, Kent City, MI 49330. Rev. Michael Peters will be officiating. A luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to offer expressions of sympathy are encouraged to make a memorial contribution to Interim Hospice, 1971 E Beltline Ave NE # 216, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.