Merrill Grams, age 92 of Cambridge died February 9, 2021. A public memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Friday, March 19th at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge with a private family service to follow. The private service at 7:30 PM will be live streamed with a link added closer to service day.
Merrill E. Grams (Buddy) of Cambridge, MN passed away on Feb. 9, 2021 at the age of 92. Merrill was born on March 19, 1928, on the family farm near Zimmerman, MN (Now Grams Regional Park) to Henry & Minnie Grams along with his twin sister, Marian. Merrill was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Howard, Ken, Don; and his sisters, Dorothy (Heath), Marjorie (Smith), Marian (Nemeth), Harriet (Kish) and Joyce (Olene). Merrill is survived by his loving wife, Helen Mae (Mack) of 71 years; sister, Helen (Benson); sisters-in-law, Lou Grams, JoAnn Grams; 5 sons, Darrell (Pat), Randy (Melodee), Scott (Tara), Jeff (Tami), Joel; and 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, plus 3 on the way. Merrill & Helen Mae were married in Princeton, MN in 1949. Merrill’s employment included Land O’ Lakes, Green Acres Nursing Home, and self-employed Painter. He carried out his passion by owning a hobby farm and caring for the animals. Merrill loved family, community, and church gatherings, attended grandchildren sporting events and school activities, and hobbies included being an avid racing fan at Princeton Speedway, auto shows, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, playing cards, and cribbage. Merrill had been an active member of the Lutheran Church all his life.