Graciela “Grace” Esquivel

Missing Person

Grace Esquivel

Grace Esquivel (Courtesy Iowa Department of Public Safety)

Age at Report: 25
DOB: December 21, 1957
Height: 4′ 11″
Weight: 140 pounds
Race: Hispanic
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Missing From: 1619 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Mason City, IA
Cerro Gordo County
NCIC Number: M-102952814
Missing Since: June 10, 1983

Map of Cerro Gordo County in Iowa
Cerro Gordo County in Iowa
Mason City in Cerro Gordo County Mason City in Cerro Gordo County

Grace Esquivel, 25, the mother of a 6-year-old daughter, Angie, was reported missing to the Mason City Police Department in June 1983. Grace resided at 1619 N. Pennsylvania Ave. in Mason City.

Her daughter spent the night of June 10 with her grandparents, Manuela and the late Armando Esquivel, while Grace said she was going out with friends.

According to reports, when Grace’s parents brought Angie home the following day, Grace was not there.

1619 N. Pennsylvania Ave.Courtesy photo Cerro Gordo County
Grace Esquivel lived in this house at 1619 N. Pennsylvania Ave. in Mason City with her 6-year-old daughter. Esquivel hasn’t been seen since going out with friends on June 10, 1983.

Grace’s bed was found turned down as if someone was ready to go to bed, and her wallet and driver’s license were left behind.

According to Lt. Ron Vande Weerd of the Mason City Police Department, Grace’s social security number has never been used since her disappearance.

It is suspected Grace Esquivel was taken against her will.

Manuela Esquivel moved to Missouri several years ago.

Information Needed

If you have any information concerning Grace Esquivel’s unsolved disappearance, please contact the Mason City Police Department at 641-421-3636 or the Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse at 1-800-346-5507.

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5 Responses to Grace Esquivel

  1. lori johnson says:

    I went to High School with Grace. I assume the police would have talked to the “friends” she was out with the night she went missing. I wish for her daughters sake the killer is found and that Grace’s body can come back home where she has always belonged.

    • Notelling says:

      It really makes you wonder about the cops back then doesn’t it. Back then a cop could get by with murder. If they didn’t feel they could communicate with her friends due to language or racist based morals…. cops back then had zero accountability…. and you are stating they never interviewed the people she was supposed to be with??? That makes for a darn good reason to start over on this case.

  2. That is so messed up. What is wrong with people. my heart is with her family and friends. I’ll pray

  3. Shared. Prayers for Grace, her daughter, and their family… so sad….

  4. still think about you from old school days Grace

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