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Shirley J. (Graham) Gronewold

June 24, 1934 ~ March 14, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

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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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 18, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Visitation
Thursday
March 19, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
First St. Paul's Lutheran Church
501 North Burlington Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

Services
Thursday
March 19, 2020

10:30 AM
First St. Paul's Lutheran Church
501 North Burlington Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

Burial
Thursday
March 19, 2020

2:00 PM

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