Magdalena Gruner Obituary

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Magdalena M. Gruner

November 5, 1916 - September 25, 2013
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Magdalena "Maggie" M. Gruner, 96, of Evansville, passed away September 25, 2013, at the Little Sisters of the Poor. She was born November 5, 1916, in Henderson, KY, to the late Arch and Katherine (Stock) McNeely. She graduated from Memorial High School in 1934 and attended Ohio State University. She taught second grade at St. John's in Newburgh, IN. She and three of her grade school and high school friends played Bridge until they were in their 80's. Maggie will be remembered for having a unique personality up until the very end. Maggie was preceded in death by her loving husband, Budy Gruner; son, Wally Gruner; and sisters,...
Magdalena "Maggie" M. Gruner, 96, of Evansville, passed away September 25, 2013, at the Little Sisters of the Poor. She was born November 5, 1916, in Henderson, KY, to the late Arch and Katherine (Stock) McNeely.

She graduated from Memorial High School in 1934 and attended Ohio State University. She taught second grade at St. John's in Newburgh, IN. She and three of her grade school and high school friends played Bridge until they were in their 80's. Maggie will be remembered for having a unique personality up until the very end.

Maggie was preceded in death by her loving husband, Budy Gruner; son, Wally Gruner; and sisters, Katherine and Mercedes Gray.

She is survived by daughter, Suzanne (Podgie) Kiefer; grandchildren, Chris (Denise) Kiefer, Kurt (Tammy) Kiefer, Kary (Sara) Kiefer, Joe (JoAnn) Kiefer, Mark (Kathy) Kiefer, Kelli (Mike) Remmel, Kim (Scott) Marshall, Jeff Gruner, and Jade (Traci) Gruner; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, September 28, 2103, at Little Sisters of the Poor, 1236 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN, officiate by Father Tempel, with burial at Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Friday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Little Sisters of the Poor.

The family would like to thank Little Sisters of the Poor and all the wonderful staff from the housekeepers, dietary kitchen aides, nurses, and the many wonderful caregivers. Last but not least, thank you to the wonderful Father Tempel.

Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.

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