Walter Grams

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Walter Michael Grams, 100, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at The Manor.

Mr. Grams was born in St. Louis on Sept. 20, 1914, to the late Stanley and Josephine Sobioraji Grams. He had owned and operated The Stag Inn Restaurant and Bar in St. Louis.

Survivors include his daughter, Judith M. Pyle of Wappapello; four grandsons: Craig Smith, Brian Pyle, James Pyle, Matthew Pyle, and two granddaughters, Kelly Roberts and Melissa Banks; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and dear friends, Judy Jones and her children: Scott, Deanna and Bryan Jones.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters: Betty Grams and Dorothy Banks; three brothers, and five sisters.

A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Little Brushy Cemetery in Wappapello, Mo. Rev. Jim Schremp will be officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Cotrell Funeral Service is in charge arrangements.


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