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1934 Shirley 2020

Shirley Gronewold

June 24, 1934 — March 14, 2020

Hastings resident Shirley J. Gronewold, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at the age of 85.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 19, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Joe Remmers officiating. Burial is 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Juniata Cemetery in Juniata. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday with family present 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.

Shirley was born June 24, 1934, at Hastings, NE to Clifford K. & Mildred E. (Roberts) Graham. She graduated from Juniata High School in 1951. Shirley married Glendale T. Gronewold on July 12, 1953, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church; he preceded her in death on May 27, 2005.

Shirley owned and operated Juniata Cafe & Tavern for several years and was also a homemaker. She was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Harness Hustlers Horse Club, and Leroy Cheerful Workers Extension Club.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glendale T. Gronewold; son, Rodney Gronewold; brothers, Bernard, Billy, and Jimmy Graham; sisters, Dolores Konen, Naomi Hesselgesser, Alice Hansen, and Janet Brommer.

SURVIVORS:
Children & Spouse:
Debbie Gronewold – Elm Creek, NE
Randy Gronewold – Hastings, NE
Nancy & Scott Smith – Wray, CO
Julie Bostock – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren:
Will Gronewold – Lincoln, NE
Carly Bostock – Lincoln, NE
Michelle (Erik) Lucero – Colorado Springs, CO
Brothers & Spouses:
Gerald “Sonny” & Colleen Graham – Aurora, CO
Pete & Helen Graham – Juniata, NE
Larry & Sandy Graham – Prosser, NE
Sisters-in-law:
Willa Rundle – Hastings, NE
Linda Graham – Hastings, NE
Judy Graham – Hastings, NE
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

3:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Visitation

Thursday, March 19, 2020

9:30 - 10:30am (Central time)

First St. Paul's Lutheran Church

501 N Burlington Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Services

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

First St. Paul's Lutheran Church

501 N Burlington Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Burial

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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