Gruendler, Horst P. Of Brookfield. Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family Sunday, March 10, 2013, age 88. Lovingly survived by his wife of 64 years, Waltraud "Trudy" Gruendler. Preceded in death by his loving daughter Gabriele Gruendler-Timm. Cherished and loving "Opa" of Regina (Gary) Hirt and James (Mary) MacGillis. Proud "Ur Opa" of Maxwell, Emma, Olivia, Alexander and Ellyson. Beloved brother-in-law of Margaret Rauner. Horst was loved and will be remembered by nieces, nephews and friends in Germany and the U.S.A. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 22, at WISCONSIN MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL OF THE CHIMES, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, from 11 AM - 1 PM. Memorial service celebrated at 1 PM. Private Inurnment. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zilber Hospice. Horst was a long time member, former prince and president of Rheinischer Verein and also the prince of the Spielmannszug.