Mary Ann Grausam, SLW

January 3, 1940December 5, 2018

Sister Mary Ann Grausam, SLW 78, a Sister of the Living Word, was born January 3, 1940 in New Ulm, MN and passed away December 5, 2018. Mary Ann is survived by her sisters Patricia (Steve) Burdick and Nanette (Robert) Helgeson; her brothers Robert (Nancy) Grausam, Michael (Kathleen) Grausam, Tom (late Theresa) Grausam, John (Evie) Grausam and James (Sandra) Grausam and many nieces and nephews plus grandnieces and grandnephews. Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents Eugene and Theodosia (nee Shellum) Grausam. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Resurrection Life Center Chapel, 7370 Talcott Avenue, Chicago, IL A Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 12:30 PM until the time of the Memorial Mass at 1:00 PM at St. Martha Catholic Church, 8523 Georgiana Avenue in Morton Grove, IL. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sisters of the Living Word, 800 N. Fernandez, Arlington Heights, IL 60004.


  • Memorial Service Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Memorial Mass Saturday, December 8, 2018

Mary Ann Grausam, SLW

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Evelyn Jones

December 6, 2018

I work with sister Mary Ann at Sacred Heart Southern missions Social Service office in Holly Springs Mississippi. Sister Mary Ann was truly a servant of God she helped so many people in our area and Beyond just thankful and blessed to have known her. My condolences to Sister Joel sister Sharon and SLW community, God bless forever in my heart and prayers. Love y'all 💜