Obit: Grube, Gerald Herman #2 (1935 - 2007)

Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Bruger, Dassow, Grube, Kowalefski, Lipprandt, Petznick, Schill, Sobeck, Stefancin, Weber, Willger

----Sources: Medford Star-News (Medford, Taylor County, WI), 27 Sep 2007, p 30

Grube, Gerald Herman (29 May 1935 - 25 Sep 2007)

Gerald H. Grube, 72, Medford, died Tuesday, Sep 25th , at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sep 29th at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford, with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joe Stefancin. Interment will be at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford.

Pallbearers will be Tim and Bill Kowalefski, Gary Dassow, Jim Grube, Brandon Bruger and Troy Petznick.

Visitation will be on Saturday, Sep 29th, from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford.

Gerald Grube was born May 29th, 1935 in the Town of Green Grove, Clark County, to the late Victor and Helen (Lipprandt) Grube, Sr. He attended Green Grove Elementary School and was a 1954 graduate of Owen High School. He serviced in the United States Army from 1957 to 1959.

On June 29th, 1963 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church he married Karon A. Dassow, who survives. He worked at Galvin Truck and Equipment in Abbotsford as a mechanic, and for 45 years was a heavy equipment operator working around the Chicago, IL area, retiring in 1997.

He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150. He enjoyed deer hunting, woodworking and traveling.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Tammy (Dan) Weber, Dorchester; two sons, Scott of Medford and Todd (Diane) of Rochester, Minnesota; six brothers, LaVern (Joyce) of Missouri, Roger (Ruby) of Florida, Richard of Medford, Kenneth (Stella) of Dorchester, Douglas (Micki) of Michigan and Victor (Debbie) Jr. of Spencer; three sisters, Marlene (Jim) Schill of Hartford, Marcella (Roy) of Wonewoc and Marilyn (Ed) Bruger of Spencer; and eight grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Elden and Randall.



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