Grant Henry Takes  May 27 1944  November 28 2022

Grant Henry Takes May 27 1944 November 28 2022

May 27 1944 November 28 2022
Obituary URBANA: Grant Henry Takes, age 78, died Monday, November 28, 2022 at his home in rural Walker. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Urbana with Rev Jim Brokman as Celebrant. Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Urbana. The visitation will also be held at the church in Urbana from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Phillips Funeral Home in Vinton is in charge of arrangements. Grant was born on May 27, 1944 in Cedar Rapids the son of Nicholas and Edna (Zieser) Takes and graduated from Urbana High School with the class of 1962. Grant served his Country with the United States Army during Viet Nam. On Oct. 14, 1967, he was united in marriage to Marilyn Abernathy in Vinton. Grant worked in maintenance at Rockwell-Collins for over 20 years. He was a member of the Walter J. Meyocks American Legion Post #264 in Urbana and served on the Urbana Volunteer Fire Department. He was a dedicated supporter of Camp Courageous. Grant was an accomplished woodworker and made very detailed replicas of his farm buildings. Grant and Marilyn also enjoyed fishing and camping with family. He is survived by his sons, Jim (Connie) Takes, and John (Jennifer) Takes, all of Urbana; his grandchildren, Tyler (Chelsea)Takes, Nathan Takes, Logan (Rachel Holub) Takes, Emily Takes, Nick (Danica Heffernen) Takes, Sydney McCartney, and Zach Weaver; 5 great-grandchildren, Ava Takes, Maren Takes, Easton Takes, Kaylee Rose Weaver, and Nevaeh Weaver; 2 sisters, Beverly (Gary) Kisling of Urbana and Linda Koehler of Cedar Rapids. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Marilyn in 2010; and his great-grandson Zayden Weaver. Online condolences To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Grant Henry Takes, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Grant Henry Takes May 27 1944 November 28 2022.

Phillips Funeral Home

Death notice for the town of: Vinton, state: Iowa

death notice Grant Henry Takes May 27 1944 November 28 2022

obituary notice Grant Henry Takes May 27 1944 November 28 2022

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