Graciela Esquivel

Above: Esquivel, circa 1983


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 10, 1983 from Mason City, Iowa
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 21, 1957
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'11, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Esquivel's nickname is Grace and some agencies refer to her by that name.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Esquivel was last seen in Mason City, Iowa on June 10, 1983. She resided in the 1600 block of north Pennsylvania Avenue with her six-year-old daughter at the time. Esquivel's daughter spent the night of June 10 with her grandparents, because Esquivel said she was going out with friends. She has never been heard from again. After her disappearance, her bed was found turned down as if she had been about to go to sleep.

    Esquivel left her driver's license and wallet behind, and her Social Security number has not been used since she went missing. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance are unclear.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Mason City Police Department


    Source Information
    Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse
    The Globe Gazette
    Iowa Cold Cases


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 1, 2015; name corrected, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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