Donald Gruenwald, 88, of Fond
du Lac, passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Grancare Nursing Center.
He was born on October 23,
1931, in Fond du Lac, the son of George
C. and Laura Busse Gruenwald. He graduated from Fond du Lac Senior High
School. He was a veteran of the United
States Army, serving in the Korean War.
Don was pleased to go on the Honor Flight. On February 14, 1953, he
married Gloria M. Cracker at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church in Fond du
Lac. She preceded him in death on July
30, 2011. Don worked as a truck driver, retiring from Buechel Stone. He was a member of Church of Peace
U.C.C. He enjoyed riding his scooter and
loved hunting and gardening.
He is survived by his son,
Richard “Rick” (Deborah) Gruenwald of Fond du Lac, his grandchildren: Tess
(Mark) Clinton, Ginger (Scott) Diedrich, Heather (Nick) Bloch, April (Rob)
Giese, Joseph (Stacie) Gruenwald, Matthew (special friend Kimmy) Gruenwald, all
of Fond du Lac, and Angela Yountz of Vancover, WA; 17 great-grandchildren, 2
great-greatgrandchildren; his daughter in law, Vickie Gruenwald of Oshkosh and
his sister, Bonnie Becket of Mankato, MN.
He is preceded in death by
his parents, his wife, his son Tom, his brother George and his sister Lois.
VISITATION: Friends may call
on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac.
FUNERAL: Funeral services
will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 6:00 PM at Kurki-Mach Funeral
Chapel & Crematory. Private family entombment
will be held at All Faiths Mausoleum in Rienzi Cemetery.
Special thanks to Agnesian
Hospice & Grancare for their care and compassion shown to Don and family.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420