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John M. “Mike” Grady – Obituary

Obit-MikeGrady-webJohn M. “Mike” Grady, 80, a longtime resident of the Vernonia community, died Thursday afternoon, January 8, 2015 at the Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro.

Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the Vernonia Memorial Cemetery, 2080 Bridge Street in Vernonia, with Pastor  John J. Cahill, of the Pioneer Baptist Fellowship in Vernonia, officiating. Concluding Rites and Interment will follow at the cemetery.

Family and friends are invited to attend  a reception immediately following the cemetery rites, to be held at the Vernonia Scout Cabin, 901 Park Drive in Vernonia.

JOHN MICHAEL GRADY was born August 26, 1934 in Longview, Washington, the son of the late John Joseph Grady and Macile Leona (Roberts) Grady. At the age of two years old, he moved with his family to the Vernonia community, where he was raised and received his education, having been a graduate of the Vernonia High School Class of 1952. He then attended O.I.T. (Oregon Institute of Technology) for two years in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

He was united in marriage to Ilene Norquist on September 26, 1964 in Tumwater, Washington. They celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary this past September. Following their marriage they have made their home in the Vernonia, where they have resided since. Read More