Minnie W. Grunewald, 83, of Howards Grove, with her family by her side, passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Monday, December 3, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Minnie was born January 7, 1929 in Chicago, IL to the late Christ and Anna (Groh) Arnold. She attended Central High School. On June 21, 1947 she married Marvin Grunewald at the Parsonage of St. John's United Church of Christ in Sheboygan, he preceded her in death March 29, 2006.
She was a long time member of St. John's United Church of Christ Schwarzwald.
Minnie loved spending time with her family. She had a smile and a kind word for everyone she met. You couldn't help but feel that special warmth she possessed. Minnie had many friends and enjoyed traveling, playing cards with "the club", and going dancing with them. She especially enjoyed tending to her flower garden.
She worked for the Howards Grove School District as a custodian and at Hayssen Manufacturing Company for over twenty five years until her retirement. She was an active member of the Ladies Auxillary VFW Post 9924 of Howards Grove, serving as treasurer for many years.
Survivors include her daughter Carol (Jerry) Hunt of Oklahoma, her sons; Steven, Dennis (Julyn) and Gary (Mary), all of the Sheboygan area, and her nine grandchildren; Jeffrey Fale (Cassandra Ray and her children Holden and Hayden), Sheila (Doug and his son Britton) Scott, Jessica Fale, all of Oklahoma, Ryan ( Fiancé, Sarah), Monica, Nathan, Bryant, Joshua, and Jared Grunewald. She is also survived by her six great-grandchildren; Maryssa Fale, Brandon, Dominick and Tristan Grunewald, Jocelyn Gahagan, Madison Grunewald, her brother Alex Felsinger of Virginia, a sister-in-law Rose Felsinger of Sheboygan, a brother-in-law James (Carolyn) Grunewald of Sheboygan, and many loving nieces and nephews. Minnie was preceded in death by her brothers; Christ Arnold, Peter, Carl, Fritz, John, Henry, and Andrew Felsinger, and her sisters; Dorothy Strains and Sophie Dotz.
Funeral Services for Minnie will take place Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12 noon, at Zimmer's Westview Funeral & Cremation Care Center (Hwy 42 & JJ Howards Grove). The Reverend Robert Hamilton, Pastor of St. John's U.C.C. Schwarzwald will officiate Friends may call on Saturday, at the funeral home from 10:00 am until the time of service. Entombment will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Please visit zimmerfuneralhome.com to send e-mail condolences.
Published in Sheboygan Press from Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, 2012