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KRENZ, Olin 1898-1992


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/18/2016 at 12:02:07

Olin Krenz Services Held

Olin Q. Krenz was born January 8, 1898 in Jefferson, Wisconsin, the son of Gottlieb and Kathryn Menzel Krenz. He passed away Wednesday, March 18 at the Grundy Care Center, Grundy Center having attained the age of 94 years, 2 months, and 10 days.

Mr. Krenz moved to Colfax Township, Grundy County, with his family on March 1 of 1898. He grew up on the home farm and lived there until he was 47 years old. He started the Case Implement Business in 1947 and ran it until 1950. On July 11, 1956 he was united in marriage to Luva Shaftstall in Nashua. Olin and Luva moved into Grundy Center on March 1, 1959.

Olin farmed in Grundy county for many years, retiring in 1947 from active farm work. He continued to manage farms in Grundy County.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; one brother; and one step-daughter.

Survivors include two nephews, Gene Krenz, of Burlington, and Jerry Krenz of Dike; and one sister-in-law, Bernice Krenz of Grundy Center.

Funeral services were held on March 21 at Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center at 1:30 p.m. with pastor Paul C. Nelson officiating. Pallbearers were Gene Krenz, Jerry Krenz, Glen Hockemeyer, Jake Hemmen, Ben Groote, and Delbert Meyer. Burial was at the Rose Hill Cemetery.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 March 1992, pg 3


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