LeRoy Grewe, age 79, husband of Ruth, of Gaylord passed away Monday, October 24, 2022, at Bayside Manor in Gaylord.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, October 29, 2022, 2:00 P.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville, Dryden Township, Sibley County, Minnesota, with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday, October 28, 2022, from 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville and will continue one hour prior to the service on Saturday, ALL at church.
Military Honors by the Manthey-Asmus American Legion Post #433.
LeRoy Fred Grewe was born on December 15, 1942, in Gaylord, Minnesota. He was the son of Fred and Gretchen (Kloempken) Grewe. LeRoy was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth, both at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville, Dryden Township, Sibley County, Minnesota. He received his education at St. John’s Lutheran School, Mountville and was a graduate of the Gaylord High School Class of 1960.
LeRoy served his country in the United States Army Reserves from April 9, 1961, through February 5, 1969, when he was Honorably Discharged. He achieved the rank of Private E2 and received the Sharpshooter Medal.
On February 7, 1969, LeRoy was united in marriage to Ruth Ann Schuft at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord. After their marriage, the couple resided in Gaylord for about 10 years, and then moved to his family farm in 1982. LeRoy was employed for RCM/SEH as a land surveyor, retiring in 1999. In 1978, he was elected Sibley County Land Surveyor and held this position until 2011. LeRoy and Ruth were blessed with three children, Justin, Robin and Darin. They shared 53 years of marriage.
LeRoy was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville, where he served as treasurer for many years. He was also a member of the Manthey-Asmus American Legion Post #433 in Gaylord.
LeRoy enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, playing cards and bowling. He cherished the time he spent with his family, especially his children and grandchildren.
When he needed assistance with his daily care, LeRoy became a resident of Bayside Manor in Gaylord in the fall of 2021, and passed away there on Monday, October 24, 2022, at the age of 79 years. Blessed be his memory.
LeRoy is survived by his:
Wife, Ruth Grewe of Gaylord, MN;
Children, Justin Grewe of Gaylord, MN,
Robin Grewe of New Ulm, MN, and
Darin Grewe and his wife, Jessica of Rochester, MN;
Grandchildren, Isabella, Bryce, Olivia and Elana Grewe;
Brother-in-law, Darwin “Cutter” Goetsch of Gaylord, MN;
Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his Parents, Fred and Gretchen Grewe; Sister, Betty Goetsch.