Gronemeyer, Lyle Frederick 1916-1983
GRONEMEYER, MARIENAU, HATTON
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Date: 8/13/2014 at 19:36:11
Lyle F. Gronemeyer
Lyle F. Gronemeyer, 67, Norfolk, Nev., former of Le Mars, died Thursday (June 9, 1983) at Lutheran Community hospital, Norfolk, after an extended illness.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Christ The Servant Lutheran church in Norfolk. Pastor Dave Kramer of Norfolk officiated.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran church cemetery, Craig. Military rites were conducted by American Legion post 724 of Brunsville. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Home For Funerals, Norfolk, Nebr.
Pallbearers were Gene A. Gabel, Bill Dreckman, Randy Hazel, Paul Gronemeyer, Dale Tracy and Larry Ruchti.
Lyle Frederick Gronemeyer was born April 30, 1916, in Preston township, Plymouth county, to Fred J. and the late Karoline Marienau Gronemeyer. He was a veteran of Worl War II, serving with the 8th Cavalry Division in the South Pacific.
He married Ella Hatton of Le Mars Oct. 6, 1947, at Kingsley. They farmed in the Craig and Merrill areas until moving to Hooper, Colo., in 1963. Mrs. Gronemeyer died Oct. 6, 1966, at Hooper.
He returned to Le Mars in 1969 and was employed as head groundsman at Westmar college. He retired due to ill health in December 1981 when he moved to Norfolk and made his home with his daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Rob Weber. He was a member of Christ The Servant Lutheran church in Norfolk and a member of McHale-Heeren-Wilken American Legion post 724, Brunsville.
Survivors include two sons, Frederick A. and wife Shirley Gronemeyer of swink, Colo., and Donald C. Gronemeyer and wife Sue of Columbus, Neb.; a daughter, Mary Weber and her husband Rob of Norfolk; his father, Fred J. Gronemeyer, Le Mars; two grand-daughters, Megan and Molly Weber of Norfolk, and a grandson, Matthew of the Canary Islands; a brother, Wendall Gronemeyer of rural Ireton; three sisters, Mrs. Herman (Loris) Heeren and Mrs. Ruby (Velma) Dreckman, both of Le Mars, and Mrs. Francis (Velgene) Hazel, Akron.
He was preceded in death by his mother in 1957 and his wife in 1966.
Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, June 16, 1983
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