GORDON G. GRELL

ROCK-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM

G. Grell webphotoGordon G. Grell, of Braham, died on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at home.  He was 85 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be on Monday, April 6, at 2:00 p.m. at the Braham Community Center.  Rev. Beverly Robinson will officiate.

VISITATION will be one hour prior to the service on Monday at the Community Center.

INTERMENT will be at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Rush City, MN.

Gordon Glen Grell, age 85, of Braham, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at home with his wife by his side.

Gordon was born May 3, 1929 on the family farm to Fred and Frieda (Guetzkow) Grell; the second oldest of 12 children living his whole life in the Braham area. In his early years, he was a milk hauler and farmer.  In his later years he was a truck driver for Leaf Construction.  He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, and spending time with family.

Gordon was preceded in death by his parents; 2 infant grandchildren; brothers, Duane, Wesley, Eugene; brothers-in-law, Kenny Fredin,  Floyd Ziesmer,  and Joe Davis; sister-in-law Ester Grell.

Gordon is survived by wife Debbie, his children, DeVona (Tom) Petz, Roxie (Dennis) Doyle, Dean (Julie) Grell, Glen (Tracy) Grell, Connie (Irwin) Frizzell, Nikki (Paul) Dahlquist; 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth (Bethie) Grell, Carlie (Ellie) Grell, Melvin (Kendall) Grell; sisters, Lucille Fredin, Janice Ziesmer, MaryAnn Davis, Katen (Tom) Pearson, Sandy (Ross) Davis, numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service was held at 2:00 pm on Monday, April 6, 2015 at the Braham Community Center with Beverly Robinson officiating. A eulogy was given by Michael Doyle. Music was provided by Jim Hill and Audrey Davis with songs, Amazing Grace, On Eagles Wings, and George Strait’s I Cross My Heart. A luncheon has served at the Braham Community Center following the service.  Casket Bearers were Walter Frizzell, Tony Frizzell, Matthew Grell, Dustin Grell, Aaron Petz, Evan Petz, and Michael Doyle. Interment was in the St John’s Lutheran Cemetery near Rush City. Arrangements were by the Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham.

6 guestbook entries for GORDON G. GRELL

  1. Marion Larson April 1, 2015 at 3:24 pm #

    Debbie,
    My sympathy to you. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Feel a hug from the Thielen’s. Our sympathy to you.
    Chris and family

  2. Mary and Joe Pass April 1, 2015 at 8:04 pm #

    warm thoughts, good memories for each of the family. You need to remember all of those times, and that will help during these next few days and continue to help. Deb, you know we are here if you need anything…we love you!

  3. Beverly Robinson April 2, 2015 at 12:32 am #

    Debbi and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss but thankful we can share the memories together.
    Beverly

  4. Jim&Kay Devorak April 6, 2015 at 8:03 am #

    Debbie and Families, Sympathy to you at this time. Good memories of gordy in our past. GOD BLESS

  5. Jim & Kay Devorak April 6, 2015 at 10:13 am #

    Debbie and families, sympathy to you at this time. Gordy was a good person, knew him a long time.

  6. Jerry Johnson April 6, 2015 at 1:11 pm #

    Sorry to hear of Gordon’s passing.

    I have fond memories of mother’s cousin in the good old days of visits to Grandpa & Grandma Rumpel when all of the (most of the) relatives were there for many occasions.

    RIP Gordy.

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