Grace Ralston

Obituary of Grace Ralston

Grace L. Ralston, age 76, of Osage Beach, Missouri, passed away at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Missouri on Wednesday November 8, 2017.

Grace was born on September 30, 1941, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Harold and Lucille (Nicholson) Gahart.

She was united in marriage to Billy W. Ralston on April 26, 1964 in Shields, Illinois.   

Grace owned and operated the Lil’ Bit of Country Furniture store in Osage Beach, Missouri for 10 years. She was a member of Elks Lodge 2517 in Osage Beach. Grace loved shopping, boating and watching Nascar races. Her greatest love was spending time with her family.

Grace is survived by her husband of 53 years Billy; son Mike Ralston and wife Eileen of Cape Coral, Florida; two brothers, Ronald Gahart and wife Kathy, Dennis Gahart and wife Kay all of Libertyville, Illinois; two sisters, Arlene Alvin, of Green Lake, Wisconsin, LuAnne Kinney and husband (Ron), of Apollo Beach, Florida; three grandchildren Carey Ralston, Jennifer Ralston, Molly Ralston; her favorite grand dog Zoey and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Lucille Gahart and two brothers, Charlie and Carl Gahart.

 Celebration of Life Services will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge 5161 Osage Beach Parkway in Osage Beach, Missouri. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Memorials may be given to Dewey’s Toys for Kids.

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