Resident of the Month

Grace Nemmers



Grace (Manderscheid) Nemmers has lived most of her 97 years around the LaMotte, Iowa area.  After attending Holy Rosary elementary and high school, she attended Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa to become a teacher in many of the Jackson County schools.  She married Francis  Nemmers on June 3, 1947 after he returned from serving in the Army in World War II.  They raised nine children (Elaine, Stephen, Mark, Jim, Cindy, Karl, Alan, Paul and Keith) and farmed around LaMotte for many years.  Their favorite time together was spent going to Iowa Hawkeye football and basketball games.  Grace has been a very busy lady with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, all of this has kept her young.