March 4, 1924 - June 26, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Alma R. Grams, age 91 of St. Cloud who passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Thomas Knoblach and Reverend Kenneth Thielman will con-celebrate. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery, St. Cloud.

Visitation will be after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Arrangements were by the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
Alma was born March 4, 1924 in Avon, Minnesota to Lawrence and Loretta (Keppers) Thielmann. She grew up in Cold Spring. Alma married Joseph S. Grams on November 3, 1948. She lived all of her married life in St. Cloud.

Alma was a member of the St. Cloud Veterans of Foreign Wars Granite Post #428 Auxiliary, she volunteered at the Women’s Guild and the Adult Day Care at the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs Hospital.
She was a devoted wife and mother. She selflessly cared for her husband Joe for the last 18 years of his life after he suffered a serious stroke. She said many times that her greatest joy and accomplishment in life were her six children. Alma will be remembered by all who knew her as a kind loving gentle soul.
Alma is survived by her children, Timothy (Nancy) of St. Cloud, Stephen (Barbara) of St. Peter, Susan (Robert) Prout of St. Cloud, Vivian (Thomas) Dennis of Grand Forks, North Dakota and Paul of St. Cloud; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; son-in-law, Clyde Johnson of Eureka, California; brothers and sisters, Cyrilla Effertz, Vaya Sturm, Nonie Plantenberg, Marlene Plantenberg, Carrie Theisen, Mary Schommer and Wally.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe on December 12, 2009; her daughter, Barbara on April 26, 2009; grandson, Amiel Grams; brother, Doc and sister, Gina Eichers.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.