Waltraud Trudy "Trudy" Grate

Waltraud Trudy Grate 76 of Franklin Twp. NJ died on April 9th at her home with her loving family by her side.

She was born in Germany on February 24, 1942. She was the daughter of the late Lionel and Elsie LaCroix.

She was employed in Environmental Services at the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township NJ.

He has lived in Franklin Township for the past five years coming from High Bridge NJ.

Her loving husband Richard Grate preceded her in death in 1998.

She is survived by sons Richard Grate Jr and Anja Wiebe of Coal Creek Canyon CO. and Michael Grate and his wife Lauren of Collegeville PA, Three daughters Cheryl Betz of Pohatcong Twp. NJ, Nancy Griffin and her husband Frank of Franklin Twp NJ, and Cindy Arndt and her husband Craig of Hogansville GA, and ten grandchildren, John and Michael Betz, Jason and Jessica Griffin, Beth, Sarah, Heather, and Brooke Arndt and Oliva and Bridget Grate.

She was preceded in death by two brothers Dean and Lonnie and a sister Laura.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday April 14th at 11AM in the DeVoe Funeral Service 136 West Washington Ave, Washington NJ 07882