Obit: Gruwell, Minnie A. (1868 - 1943)
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Surnames: GRUWELL DRINKWINE

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 11/17/1943

Gruwell, Minnie A. (27 MAY 1868 - 16 NOV 1943)

Mrs. Otto Gruwell, 75, who lived in the village of Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) since 1935, died at 11 o’clock Tuesday night at her home on Main St. She had been confined to her bed the past 18 weeks.

Mrs. Gruwell, the former Minnie Arvilla Drinkwine, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Larry Drinkwine, was born May 27, 1868, at Plymouth, Wis. and was married at Merrillan Aug. 1, 1891.

After their marriage the Gruwells lived for a time at Thorp (Clark Co.), later moved to a farm 4 ½ miles northwest of Greenwood. Shortly after Mr. Gruwell’s death, Jan. 29, 1935, Mrs. Gruwell and her niece, Miss Mae Drinkwine, who made her home with the Gruwells for many years, moved to the village of Greenwood.

Surviving besides her niece is a son, Ed, who lives in California. Another son, Asa, died in 1940.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Grace Methodist Church, the Rev. Alex J. Abbott officiating, and interment will be made in Greenwood Cemetery.

 

 


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