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Fannie Gronewold

January 18, 1915 — November 5, 2017

Fannie B. Gronewold, 102 of Golden passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 in the Golden Good Shepherd Home in Golden.

Fannie was born on January 18, 1915 in Wrisse, Germany to the late Bernhard and Margaret (Juilfs) Saathoff. She married Wilke Gronewold in 1940. Wilke passed away on July 19, 1998.

Fannie came from Germany, at the age of 7, on the ship U.S. George Washington. She attended Golden Schools. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Golden. Fannie was a homemaker and loved sewing. She belonged to the ALCW and was a Gray Lady for the Golden Good Shepherd Home. She belonged to the Altar Guild and was a Sunday School Teacher.

Surviving are; three children, David (Susan) Gronewold, Richard (Lola) Gronewold, Jolene Gonzalez; eleven grandchildren, Sarah and Joe Egan, Scott Gronewold, Michael Gronewold, Matthew and Kortney Gronewold, Regina Gronewold and Tim Twardowski, Robin and Gary Ideus, Noel and Kathy Gronewold, Lisa and Michael Byrd, Lynn and Ethan Hull, Greg and Denise Gonzalez, Glen and Teresa Gonzalez; twenty one great-grandchildren, Zachery, William, Taylor, Tyler, Ayden, Caleb, Oliver, Janae, Gentry, Gavin, Eli, Emery, Jason, Amanda, Ulysses, Ledger,Max, Jake, Nick, Erica, Dusty; four great-great-grandchildren, Waylon, Marissa, Brooks, Jolene and one Daughter-in-law, Vicky Gronewold.

She was preceded in death by; one son Mark Gronewold, one son-in-law, Dr. Angelo Gonzalez and two step sisters, Deloris Donahue and Anna Huls.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Golden with Reverend Patricia Reep Officiating. Interment will be in Immanuel Cemetery in Golden. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services in the church on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers memorials have been suggested to the Immanuel Lutheran Church or the Golden Good Shepherd Home. You are invited to share memories of Fannie and leave condolences at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Golden Good Shepherd Home

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Golden IL 62339

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