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Dudley John Grunewald

Male 1936 - 2001  (64 years)


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  • Name Dudley John Grunewald  [1
    Born 30 Jun 1936  Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002 Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002
      Name: John Dudley Grunewald
      Birth Date: 30 Jun 1936
      Birth County: Cottonwood
      Father: Ernest Grunewald
      Mother: Ethel Martin
      File Number: 1936-MN-015588
    Gender Male 
    Census 12 Apr 1940  Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1940 US Federal 
    • in the Ernest Grunewald household. Enumerated were Ernest head male white 39 married / completed grade 4 / born in Minn. / 1935 Lived in Same House / Worked for pay - non-gov't emergency job / Farmer / worked 52 weeks in 1939; ETHEL wife female white 31 married / completed grade 8 / born in Illinois / 1935 Lived in Same House / Worked at home housework; FREDRICK son male white 14 single / completed grade 5 / born in Minn; LYLE son male white 11 single / completed grade 4 / born in Minn; ALFRED son male white 10 single / completed grade 3 / born in Minn; KENNETH son male white 8 single / completed grade 3 / born in Minn; ROY son male white 7 single / completed grade 2 / born in Minn; DELORIS daughter female white 6 single / completed grade 1 / born in Minn; RICHARD son male white 5 single born in Minn; VELDA daughter female white 4 single born in Minn; DUDDLY son male white 4 single born in Minn; DONALD son male white 2 single born in Minn; ERNEST JR. son male white 1 single born in Minn; ETHEL DARLENE female white 1/12 single born in Minn;
    Died 26 Apr 2001  Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Dudley Grunewald, 64, of Windom died April 26, 2001, at his home in rural Windom.

      Services were held Monday at American Lutheran Church in Windom with Rev. Stephen Norby officiating.

      Special music was provided by Carol Vought, organist.

      Pallbearers were Ronnie Schmidt, Ronnie Vought, Glen Grunewald, Jason Flaherty, Ernie Ysker and Scott Benson.

      Honorary pallbearers were Dustin Grunewald, Renae Lenoir, Ashley Lenoir, Nicholas Lenoir, Dylin Lenoir and Danielle Grunewald.

      Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.

      Anderson-Schmidt Funeral Home of Windom was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

      Dudley John Grunewald was born June 30, 1936, to Ernest and Ethel (Martin) Grunewald in Dale Township of Cottonwood County. He received his education in rural schools in Cottonwood County.

      Dudley worked for Tony Downs Foods in St. James for several years.

      In 1957, Dudley married Bernice Horkey in Windom. They lived in Dale Township, Kinbrae, Wilder and Bingham Lake.

      He worked at the tile factory in Windom for several years until going to work for Double E, pouring cement slabs for grain bins.

      Following the death of his wife, Bernice in 1984, Dudley continued to work at Double E until heart problems in the early 1990s forced an early retirement.

      Dudley enjoyed hunting and fishing.

      He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Pamela; three sons, Norman, Roger and Curt Grunewald; and four brothers and four sisters.

      Survivors include his children, James (Kathy) Grunewald of Mt. Lake; Tammy (Dominic) Lenoir of Windom; and Patricia Grunewald and Timothy Grunewald, both of Windom; nine grandchildren; his brothers and sisters, Norma Renczykowski of Meadowlands, June Horkey and Ernest (LaRae) Grunewald, all of Windom, Donald Grunewald of Jeffers, Ray (Flossie) Grunewald of Motley and Rich Grunewald of Brainerd.
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    Buried 30 Apr 2001  Lakeview Cemetery, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Grunewald, Dudley J Gravestone (1936-2001)
    Grunewald, Dudley J Gravestone (1936-2001)
    Obituary 3 May 2001  Storden, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Dudley John Grunewald
      Funeral services were held on Monday, April 30, 2001, for Dudley John Grunewald at the American Lutheran Church in Windom, Minnesota with Pastor Stephen Norby officiating.
      Special music was provided by the congregation singing "Rock Of Ages" and "On Eagles Wings" accompanied by organist Flahery, and Scott Benson.
      Honorary casket bearers were Dustin Grunewald, Ashley Lenoir, Dylin Lenoir, Renae Lenoir, Nicholas Lenoir, and Danielle Grunewald.
      Burial was in the Lakeview Cemetery in Windom, Minnesota.
      Dudley John Grunewald, the son of the late Ernest and Ethel (Martin) Grunewald, was born June 30, 1936 in Dale Township, Cottowwood County, Minnesota. He received his education in teh rural schools in Cottonwood County. After finishing his education, Dudley worked for Tony Downs Foods in St. James for several years.
      On November 3, 1957, Dudley was united in marriage to Bernice Horkey in Windom. After marriage they lived in Dale Township, Kinbrae, Wilder, and Bingham Lake, all in Minnesota. For several years, Dudley worked at the tile factory in Windom until he started to work for Double "E" pouring cement slabs for grain bins. Bernice passed away March 15, 1984. After her death, Dudley continued to work at the Double "E" until heart problems in the early nineties forced him to retire.
      Dudly enjoyed hunting, fishing with his brothers up north, and spending time with his grandchildren.
      on Thursday morning, April 26, 2001, after failing health, Dudley unexpectedly passed away at his home in rural Windom at the age of 64 years, 9 months and 26 days.
      Preceding Dudley in death were his parents; infant daughter, Pamela; three sons, Norman, Roger, and Curt Grunewald; fourbrothers; and four sisters.
      His grateful family includes his children, James Grunewald and his wife Kathy of Mountain Lake, Minnesota, Tammy Lenoir and her husband Dominic of Windom, Patricia Grunewald of Windom, and Timothy Grunewald of Windom; brothers and sisters, Norma Renczykowski of Meadowland, Minnesota, June Horkey of Windom, Ernest Grunewald and his wife LaRae of Windom, Donald Grunewald of Jeffers, Minnesota, Ray Grunewald and his wife Flossie of Motley, Minnesota, and Rich Grunewald of Brainerd, Minnesota; and 9 grandchildren.
      Arrangement were with the Anderson-Schmidt Funeral Home in Windom, Minnesota.
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    Person ID I5542  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2014 

    Father Ernest Grunewald, Sr.,   b. 18 Dec 1899, Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1971, Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Ethel Pliny Martin,   b. 22 Dec 1907, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1979, Westbrook, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1925  Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1906  Group Sheet

    Family Bernice Louise Horkey,   b. 10 Oct 1936, , , Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1984, Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1957  , Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Roger Allen Grunewald,   b. 28 Jul 1958, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1994, Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. Norman Bruce Grunewald,   b. 6 Sep 1959, , Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1979, , Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     3. James Mattox Grunewald
     4. Curtis Lee Grunewald,   b. 30 Aug 1963, , Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 2000, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    +5. Tammy Louise Grunewald
    +6. Patricia Lynn Grunewald
     7. Timothy Joseph Grunewald
     8. Pamela Kay Grunewald,   b. 9 Oct 1974, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1975, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2010 
    Family ID F443  Group Sheet