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Gary Grueninger

September 3, 1941 — August 25, 2022

LaCenter

Gary Grueninger, 80, of LaCenter, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2022 at his home.

Gary worked for a number of years at the Illinois Department of Corrections and owned Eddie’s Pastries in Cairo, Illinois. He loved to hunt and fish in his younger years. Gary was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the VFW in Paducah. He attended St. Thomas More Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Gary is survived by is wife, Margaret Grueninger; two sons, Mark (Michele) Grueninger and Kent (Joy) Grueninger; one sister, Judy (Wayne) Davis; eight grandchildren, Jocelyn, Nicholas, Claire, Matthew, Brad, Cameron, Shelby, and Isaac; three great-grandchildren, Luke, William, and Audrey; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Gary in death are his parents, Edward and Lillian Grueninger.

A service for Gary will be held 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Lindsey Funeral Home with Rev. Drew Gray officiating. Burial will follow at 1:00 pm at Mounds City National Cemetery with military honors.

Friends may visit the family from 10:00 am to service hour. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to the Wounded Warrior Foundation.

Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gary Grueninger, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

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Committal

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mounds City National Cemetery, Mounds City

, Mounds, IL 62964

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