Grace S. Bystrom, 93, of Millstone Twp., passed away peacefully on September 11, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Elmer, NJ, she was a resident of Millstone Twp. for over 50 years. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in East Windsor. She was a graduate of Glassboro State Teachers College. She was a devoted elementary school teacher, having taught for many years in East Brunswick before finishing her career in Millstone Twp. She was also a member of the German American Club in Yardville.
Daughter of the late Harry and Emilia (Blümke) Schroeder, she is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Karl Bystrom of Millstone Twp.; her daughter Maja Bystrom of Watertown, MA; her son Karl-Erik Bystrom of Bellevue, WA; and several sisters, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral services will be held privately for the family. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church 79 One Mile Road Ext. East Windsor, NJ 08520. Arrangements are under the care of Knott's Colonial Funeral Home 2946 South Broad Street Hamilton, NJ 08610. Condolences for the family can be left at www.knottscolonialfuneralhome.com.