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Alvin Frederick Gronewold
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1898
Washington
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 4, 1937
Edelstein
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Son of Bonne Harms Gronewold (1855 Hage, Germany to 1907 Washington, IL) and Jane Miller (1858 Washington, IL to 1919 Washburn, IL). Married to Clara Grafelman on Nov 18, 1919. Died from an embolism after being kicked in leg by a horse.

Obituary:

Washington Man Dies on Farm Near Edelstein Sunday

The Pekin Daily Times, May 5, 1937

Washington, May, 5.E. H. Habecker, local funeral director, drove the hearse to a farm 4-1/2 miles north of Edelstein and brought back the body of Alvin Groenewald [sic], a 37-year-old farmer of that locality; who died at 12:15, Tuesday morning, following a brief illness. The body was brought to the Habecker funeral home here from whence the final rites will be held with commitment to Glen Dale cemetery, the hour and day to be announced later.

Alvin Groenwald [sic] was born on a farm northeast of here in the "Dutch Lane" locality, a son of Bonnie and Jane Miller-Groenwald and grew to manhood near here. He later married a young lady from Casenovia and they settled on a farm near Edelstein. To that union five children were born, the youngest now being about four and one-half months of age.

Beside his wife and five small children, he is survived by two brothers, Herman of Trivoli and Carl of Washburn, and a host of distant relatives in this locality. His parents and one brother and sister preceded him in death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Bonne Harms Gronewold (1855 - 1907)
  Jane Miller Gronewold (1858 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Caroline Wilhelmina Grafelman Gronewold (1897 - 1995)
 
 Children:
  Veronia Wanetia Gronewold (1920 - 1987)*
  Wayne Vernon Gronewald (1923 - 2011)*
  Kenneth Alvin Gronewold (1929 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Daughter Gronewold*
  Hermann Harms Gronewold (1881 - 1955)*
  John H Gronewald (1884 - 1917)*
  Tina Gronewold Smith (1887 - 1911)*
  Challie Gronewold (1890 - 1892)*
  Willie Gronewold (1892 - 1892)*
  Anne Gronewold (1894 - 1894)*
  Carl Frederick Gronewold (1895 - 1978)*
  Alvin Frederick Gronewold (1898 - 1937)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glendale Cemetery
Washington
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Oct 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22007911
Alvin Frederick Gronewold
Added by: John Melton
 
Alvin Frederick Gronewold
Added by: John Melton
 
Alvin Frederick Gronewold
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-Anonymous
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