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Grace Kraft Dec. 2, 1912 - Sept. 20, 2009

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. -- Grace Ella Kraft, 96, North Conway, N.H., formerly of Danube, died Sunday at the Merriman House in North Conway, N.H.

The service will be at 5 p.m. today at Christ Chapel, 188 Mechanics St., in North Conway. Burial will be at a later date in Danube. Arrangements are with Fellows, Helfenbein, and Newnam Funeral Home in Chestertown, Md.

She was born Dec. 2, 1912, in Renville to John and Mary (Yunker) Schafer.

She married William Kraft in 1937. They lived in Danube. She moved to Merriman House in North Conway, N.H., in 2004.

She is survived by her daughters: LaThoriel (and Otto) Badenhausen, Marilyn Miedzinsk, and Karen (and Ray) Van Wyngarden; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother: Glenn Schafer.

She was preceded in death by her husband; son-in-law: Edward Miedzinski; one brother; and two brothers in infancy.