Leonard Allen Grunlien's Memorial

Leonard Allen Grunlien
(1943 - 2009)


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Name: Mr Leonard Allen Grunlien
Nick Name: Grandpa
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Lived: Thursday, 26 August 1943 - Wednesday, 16 September 2009

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Leonard Allen Grunlien, age 66, of Joplin, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at Spring River Christian Village, following an illness. Leonard was born on Aug. 26, 1943, in Black River Falls, Wis. He served in the United States Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked for the State of Missouri as a Probation and Parole officer for 20 years, retiring in 2007. He enjoyed his bridge club and he was a member of the St. John's Mended Hearts. He is survived by three sons, Mike and his wife, Debbie Grunlien, Denver, Colo., Todd and his wife, Clara Grunlien, Virginia Beach, Va., and Shane Grunlien, of the state of Arkansas; two brothers, Milan Grunlien, Stafford, Mo., and Lester Grunlien, Black River Falls; two sisters, Alevera Anderson, Black River Falls, and Deloris Johnson, Carson City, Nev.; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Travis Gunlien; and three brothers, Roger, Raymond and Ardel Grunlien.  Burial will be in Upper Pigeon Creek Lutheran Cemetery in Northfield Township, Jackson County, Wis.

Allen was wonderful and giving man.  His grand children love him and look up to him.  They each have a million memories they want to share!!

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Children's Names: Mike & Debbie, Todd & Clara, Shane, Travis
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Joplin
Occupation: Other
Marital Status: Single


Favourite Sport: Baseball
Favourite Team: Braves
Other Interests:
Loved Bridge, spending time with his grnadsons Travis & Clayton


Place of Passing: Joplin Mo
Date of Passing: 16 September 2009
Cause of Passing: Cancer
Place of Burial: Upper Pigeon Creek WI
Funeral Date: 19 September 2009
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