Gruhn, 84, of Waupun, died Sunday, May 10, 2015 at The Christian Home with her
family by her side.
born October 12, 1930 in the town of Alto, the daughter of Henry and Jeanette
Van Der Bosch Harmsen. She graduated from Waupun High School in 1948. On
September 29, 1950 she married Richard “Dick” Gruhn. After graduating from high
school, Delores worked for National Rivet in the office, The Waupun Reminder,
and Marty’s Dairy. She also enjoyed selling Avon. The couple resided in Waupun
most of their married lives. Together Delores and her husband owned and
operated Gruhn Plumbing and Heating for 14 years before retiring. Delores liked
camping, traveling, and spending winters in Arizona. She also enjoyed doing
crafts, playing cards, playing the organ, and spending time with her family and
friends. Delores was a member of Waupun United Methodist Church. Delores will
be deeply missed by her family and friends.
survived by a daughter, Terri (Byron) Streekstra of Waupun; a granddaughter,
Angela (Aaron) Streblow of Waupun; a brother, Duane (Sue) Harmsen of Waupun; a
brother-in-law, Gerald (Kathy) Gruhn of Three Lakes; an aunt, Marion
Bennett-Kohls; three nieces: Tracy (John) Mecklenberg, Melissa Harmsen, and
Mary Gruhn; a nephew, Tom Gruhn; and other relatives and friends.
preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Richard, on July 14, 2012.
services for Delores Gruhn will be held Friday, May 15, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at
the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Chaplain Dennis Overlien
officiating. Burial will follow at
Highland Memory Gardens in the town of Trenton.
Friends and relatives may call on the family on Thursday at the
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 5-7 p.m. and on Friday at the
funeral home from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service.
thank you to all the nurses and staff at The Christian Home.
Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send