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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Gertrude E. Gruno-Jones

   Gertrude E. Gruno-Jones, 67, of Gladwin, died May 27, 2003, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Saginaw following a short illness. She was born Nov. 28, 1935, to Vernon and Lillian (Rowe) Woodard in Port Huron. She was a factory worker at Lear Corporation in Roscommon and moved to Gladwin County from Flint 37 years ago. She married Wesley Gruno Jan. 12, 1954. He predeceased her in 1991. She then married Gerald Jones Sept. 12, 1998, in Gladwin. He survives.

   Surviving besides her husband are son and daughter-in-law, Wesley, Jr., and Amy Gruno of Bay City; sons, Robert Gruno and friend Wilma and Randy Gruno and friend Pam, all of Gladwin, and son and daughter-in-law William and Rebecca Gruno of Beaverton; daughter, Lillian Paruszkiewicz and friend Jon of Houghton Lake; three step-daughters, Julie and Paul Springer of Lansing, JoAnn Becker and Tammy Perleberg; several grandchildren and step-grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Russell Woodard of Clio and Vernon Woodard of Port Huron; a sister, Erma Marthon of Port Huron; and several nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by grandkids Dale and Amanda Gruno; and brothers Gerald and Jack Woodard.

   Funeral Services were held 11 a.m., Friday, May 30, 2003, at Hall Funeral Home in Gladwin with Pastor Bryan Johnson officiating. Visitation was held Thursday, May 29, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions will be used according to the family.

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Ridge Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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