Grace Simota, 87

Grace D. Simota, 87, of Sun Haven Assisted Living in Le Center, formerly of New Prague, died Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at The Lodge on Natchez in Elko.

Grace was born November 27, 1920, in Chaska, a daughter of Frank and Molly (Zemple) Zamjahn. She was raised at Chaska, attended Chaska Public Schools and moved to the New Prague area after marriage. She played basketball in high school and enjoyed speed skating at Depot Lake in Chaska. Grace married George F. Simota on January 24, 1948, at Chaska. She was a homemaker and helped her husband with farming in Helena Township.

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