Grun, Kathryn M.
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March 22, 1926 - April 25, 2014
Kathryn M. "Katie" Grun, of Sarasota, FL, passed away on April 25, 2014. Katie was born to Charles S. Affolter and Marie Watkins Affolter in Belvidere, IL, on March 22, 1926. She attended elementary school in Rockton, IL, high school in Michigan, and college in Minn. WI, and Rockford, IL, graduating in 1971. Katie married William T. Rose, who died in 1974. Katie wed Richard C. Grun on January 3, 1975, and they resided in Cary, NC, and Sarasota, FL. Richard passed away in June of 1990. Katie was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Katie is survived by her beloved children, her son, Thomas W. Rose; step-sons, Jeffrey J. Grun and William Grun; step-daughter, Jeanne A. Grun (Scott) Thomas; step-sister, Cornelia Ellis (Daniel) Green; sister-in-law, Bea Ellis; nieces, nephews and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34238.
A memorial service will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at 3:00 pm.
Published in Herald Tribune from May 7 to May 8, 2014