Grace Marie Kamaus, 63, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, in West Union. Services for Grace were Friday May 9, at 10:30 a.m. at  St. Peter Lutheran Church in Eldorado. Visitation was Thursda,y May 8, from 4-8 p.m. at the Burnham-Wood and S.K. Rogers Funeral Home in West Union, and an hour before the service at the church.

Grace Marie Kamaus was born Dec.12, 1950, in Dubuque, to Earl and Leona Streif. Grace was baptized Dec. 15, 1952, at St. Clemen's Church in Bankston. She was confirmed March 22, 1965, at Holy Name Catholic Church in West Union. She was united in marriage to James "Jim" Kamaus at Holy Name Catholic Church April 17, 1971, in West Union. They had two sons, Alan and Brad. Grace enjoyed cross-stiching, baking sweets, decorating her home inside and out. She was a very caring person, enjoying her time with her friends, neighbors and especially with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Jim; her two sons, Alan (Gertrude) Kamaus and Brad Kamaus, both of West Union; a granddaughter, Jessica and grandson Justin, both of West Union; mother, Leona Streif of West Union; her brothers: Duane (Mary) Streif of Elgin, Jack (Bonnie) Streif of Springville, Mike (Linda) Streif of West Union, Paul Streif of Lansing, Dale (Linn) Streif of West Union and Gary (Susan) Streif of West Union; sisters: Mary (Tom) Trewin of Lawler, Diane Thorson of West Union, Barb (Harold) Peterson of Urbana, Joyce (Robert) McFarland of Randalia, Kathy (Brian) Beane of West Union; and many nieces and nephews and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her father; sisters, Helen Streif and Nancy Streif; and brothers, Thomas Streif and Lawence Streif.

S.K. Rogers Funeral Home of West Union is in charge of arrangements.