January 9 2013: GRANT, Anna Elizabeth “Lilo”

April 28, 1927 – January 4, 2013
Lilo Grant passed away peacefully at her home in Silver Spring, Maryland on January 4, 2013 while surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Lee Grant, recently deceased on October 26, 2012. Lilo is survived by sons, Peter (Sheila), Stephen (Maryann), and daughter, Lisa (David), as well as by her eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Heather, Bridget (Chris), David, Kelly, Charlotte, Jack, and Meaghan. Lilo was the beloved daughter of Georg and Anna Schlagenhaft and is also survived by her brother, Walter (Anneliese), as well as nephews Walter, Engelbert and Rolf, and a niece, Helene…all currently residing in southern Germany. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother (or “Oma”… grandmother in German), as well as loyal friend, walking partner and avid bridge player. Lilo was a past member of the Women’s Club of Chevy Chase and The St. John’s College High School Mothers Club. She served thousands of hours as a volunteer at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Holy Cross Hospital and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. She is also remembered for knitting hundreds of baby blankets and sweaters for newborns. The family will welcome visitors from 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 12 at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament; Western Ave. at Quesada St. NW, Washington DC. Mass in celebration of Lilo’s life will follow at 1 p.m. She will be interred, along with her late husband, Lee, in a double ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery at a date yet to be determined. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in Lilo Grant’s name to: The MGH Foundation at The MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, 18111 Prince Philip Drive, Olney, Maryland 20832. 

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