Kathy Grant

Kathy Grant

1942 - 2022

Kathy Alice Nicola Grant Died December 7th 2022 in Newton, Iowa. Kathy was born December

30th 1942 in Sigourney, Iowa to Clifford  Nicola and Alice Isminger Nicola. She graduated from

Sigourney High School in 1960 and went to work at Sigourney News review. There she met her

husband James W. Grant and married him on February 2, 1964. They have one daughter

Stephanie. Kathy worked several years as secretary at Sigourney Chamber of Commerce. She

also worked as a secretary at Sigourney Methodist Church and the Sigourney News Review

while Stephanie was growing up. Also she reported the Keokuk County news for KBOE radio.

She loved writing articles of interest in the county for the Ottumwa Courier. In her later years she

was well known as the librarian at the Sigourney Public library and she enjoyed this very much.

She started and organized the craft show in Sigourney for several years. She was part of Kings

Daughters and served on the board of Keokuk County American Cancer Society as well as a

member of the Keokuk County Expo Board.

She is preceded in death by her parents, infant brother and sister Judy (Ralph) Bruns. 

A memorial can be made to the Sigourney Public library in her honor. 

She was survived by her husband James of Newton, her daughter Stephanie (Kenny) Molyneux

of Baxter, grandson Wyatt Molyneux of Baxter, granddaughter Olivia (Joseph) Kreitzinger,

great-grandson Easton of Baxter and several nieces, nephews and special friends.

A memorial can be made to the Sigourney Public library in her honor.


Visitation Sunday December 11,  2 to 5 p.m.

Arrangements Holm Funeral Home




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