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Owen Dale Grunzke

December 31, 1937 ~ May 17, 2022 (age 84)


Owen Dale Grunzke, age 84 of Crosby died at his home on May 17, 2022.  He was born in Wells, MN on December 31, 1937 to Frederick and Bernice (Brandt) Grunzke.  Owen married Donna Kinney on December 13, 1959 in Wells.  He was a former member and past president of 

The St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Minnesota Lake.  After his retirement Owen served on the Dunbar Township Board and the Wolford Township Board.


Owen is survived by his wife, Donna; two sons and daughter-in-law, Nicholas and Lori Grunzke of Breezy Point, Nathan Grunzke of Plymouth and Nathan’s friend Ranae Groskreutz Thompson of Waldorf; his grandchildren, Derek Grunzke, Riley Grunzke, Rob Randall, Hunter and Katie Pakhotama  Grunzke; two great grandchildren, Reagan and Bryson; brother-in-law, Maynard Schroeder of Lakeville; sister-in-law, Ardis Grunzke of Monkato; and many nieces and nephews.


Preceding Owen in death are his parents; one brother, Harold Grunzke and one sister, Delores Schroeder.


A private family service was held.  Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.

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