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Grace Marie Kapsner

February 22, 1939 — September 28, 2021

Grace Marie Kapsner, age 82, passed away peacefully at Golden Living Center in Olivia, Minnesota on September 28, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls on Friday, October 1, at 11:30 am with visitation at the church beginning at 10:00 am until 11:30 am. Burial will follow at the St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery in Redwood Falls.

Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls and Morgan. E-mail condolences may be sent via .

Grace Marie Kapsner was born on February 22, 1939 to John and Helen (Waitrowski) Magdziars in Little Falls, Minnesota. She grew up and lived in Sobieski, Minnesota, graduating from Little Falls High School in 1957. Grace married the love of her life, Virgil Kapsner on January 20, 1959 in Sobieski. Together they lived in St. Cloud, Brainerd, St. Paul Park, where they raised 6 children and finally settling in Redwood Falls.

Grace was a member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, where she was deeply devoted to her catholic faith. She enjoyed sewing, making homemade bread and playing the piano. She will be deeply missed.

Grace is survived by her husband of 62 years, Virgil, Children – Ted Kapsner, Cary (Darrell) Dorn, Andy Kapsner, Cheri (Tom) Shannon, Betty Kapsner and Judy (Lance) Klapak. 7 Grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and one on the way.

Grace is preceded in death by her parents, John & Helen Magdziars and siblings – Rita Kruschek and Mary Kruzel.

Blessed be her memory.
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Friday, October 1, 2021

10:00 - 11:30am (Central time)

St. Catherine's Catholic Church

900 E Flynn St, Redwood Falls, MN 56283

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