GRACE ELAINE MATHES
May 11, 2022
On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Grace Elaine Mathes went to be with the Lord at the age of 73 years, 3 months and 9 days. Grace was born January 29, 1949, in Liberal, Kansas, to Fred and Zola Mae (Chambers) Harvey.
She grew up there and in Kismet, Kansas, graduating high school at Southwestern Heights in Kismet in 1968. Grace moved to Shawnee in 1982 to raise her daughter Mandy near family. She was a hard-working single mom, working at TDK for 20 years, all the while being active in the school system as a substitute teacher, the band boosters and in her church home Wallace Avenue in Shawnee.