Verna W. Grant, age 93, of Waupaca, WI passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at Park Vista Senior Living under the care of hospice. Verna was born in Town of Belmont, Portage County on June 1, 1917, the daughter of the late Cole and Bessie (Sawyer) Guyant. On September 28, 1935 Verna married Everett J. Grant in Parfreyville and he preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 1998. Verna was a member of the Portage County Homemakers and a member of Parfreyville United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughters: Louise (Earl) Sloniker, Columbus, Ohio; Janet Grant, Tacoma, Washington; her sons: Gary (Pat) Grant, Waupaca and James (Mary) Grant, Almond; her ten grandchildren: Grant (Jean) Conway, Louisville, Ohio; Pamela (Brian) Pace, Columbus, OH; Bradley (Karin) Conway, Seattle, WA; Angela (Gary) Rowland, Waupaca; Susan (Douglas) Jirik, Wild Rose; Michael (Jennifer) Grant, Waupaca; David (Trixia) Grant, Waupaca; Kim (Chris) Grant-Johnson, Waupaca; Thomas (Jessica) Grant, Waupaca and Jennifer (Brian) Perket, Wausau and 23 great-grandchildren. Verna was also preceded in death by her sister, Lois B. Gallenberger. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Feb. 26 at 1 PM at Parfreyville United Methodist Church with Reverend Joan Frost, officiating. Burial will be later in the spring at Elmwood Cemetery in the Town of Belmont. Visitation was on Saturday morning from 11 AM until the time of services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Parfreyville United Methodist Church. Holly Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.