Nina Grant, 87

Nina Grant, 87, of Columbia City, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.Born March 26, 1924, in Whitley County, she was the daughter of Wilbur and Lucille (Weeks) Pressler.A lifetime Whitley County resident, she graduated from Columbia City High School with the class of 1942.On Dec. 20, 1943, she married Jack Grant. For 40 years, she worked at Gates Law Office, Columbia City, retiring in November, 2004.A member of First Church of God, she faithfully taught the two-to-three-year-old children in Bible class for more than 50 years and she recently attended Columbia City Church of the Nazarene.She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. Survivors include her son, Rickie L. Grant; granddaughter Dawn (Mike) Bockelman of Columbia City and six great-grandchildren, Grant and Greg Bockelman, Seth Lehman, Blain, Zaque and Maci Pietryga.She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 60 years, Jack Grant and a son, Terry E. Grant.Visitation will be held Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Ben Gates III officiating.Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City. Memorial gifts may be given in Mrs. Grant’s memory to Columbia City Church of the Nazarene.Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please visit to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.