THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Paul G. Grunwald
Issue Date: May 8, 2013
Paul G. Grunwald, 84, of Sturgeon Bay, died Monday morning, May 6 at Anna 's Health Care in Sturgeon Bay.
He was born Feb. 15, 1929 in the Town of Brussels, the son of the late Herman and Augusta (Guth) Grunwald and graduated from Brussels High School.
On June 3, 1950 he married Marion Lucelle Lenius at Salem Lutheran Church. They farmed with his parents on the Grunwald Dairy Farm in the Town of Brussels. The couple along with their children planted the Apple and Cherry Orchard after their home burned down in the fall of 1967. They built their new home on the farm in 1968, then started farming full time on the Grunwald Dairy Farm until 1991. He was a commercial fisherman, seed salesman, and a union carpenter.
Survivors include his seven children, Richard (Susan), David (Deborah), Randy, all of Green Bay, James (Karen) of New Ulm, Minn., Gary (Kay) of Sturgeon Bay, Debra (Dean) Tesch of Stettsonville, Sharon (Peter) Kinderknecht of Two Rivers; one daughter-in-law, Marsha Grunwald of Pulaski; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Glen of Madison; a sister, Erna Splingaire of Marinette; sister-in-law, Arlene Lenius of Sturgeon Bay.
Preceding him in death were his parents; two children, Dale (1970), William (1992); three sisters, Ella Crawford, Ruth Sandoval, Hulda Russel.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 10 at Salem Ev. Lutheran Church with Rev. John Seelman officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Lutheran Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Huehns Funeral Home and at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at 10:30 a.m.
Memorials may be made in his memory for Salem Ev. Lutheran Church.