Joshua Grace 1926 ~ 2011

Joshua Grace, American Fork, Utah, age 84, passed away Feb. 16, 2011, of pneumonia and congestive heart failure. Born June 3, 1926, Lehi, Utah, to Julia Jane Turner and James David Grace. Married Ella Marie Thayne, April 14, 1944. Later sealed in S.L. Temple. Married Kathleen Gividen Nelson, June 13, 1998. Navy Veteran of World War II. Loved family, friends, helping others, cars, teaching, hunting, and woodworking. Member of LDS Church. Served as Bishop, Senior Missionary-Houston, TX, Coordinator for Mt. Timpanogos Temple Dedication, and Stake Executive Secretary. Children: Anita (Clifford) Norman, Christine-deceased (Jim) Deveraux, Trudy (Kent) Karren, Robert (Cheryl), Ned (Cherry), Mark, and Clint (Bonnie). 25 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday, Feb. 22, at noon. Viewing Monday, Feb. 21, 6-8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Both viewing and funeral services held at 9th Ward Chapel, 673 E. 300 No., American Fork, Utah. Burial in American Fork Cemetery. Under the direction of Anderson & Sons Mortuary. Online condolences and memories may be sent at