Warden “Greenie” Grun

Warden “Greenie” Grun

MANITOWOC-Warden “Greenie” Grun, age 91, of Cottage Grove, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Aster Assisted Living.

He was born on Sept. 12, 1926, in Menominee, Mich. Greenie served proudly in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of First Lutheran Church, Vans Club and Elks Club. He married the love of his life, Joan Grun, in December, 1950, and they were married for 67 years.

Greenie lived for sports and his wife. He played shortstop in a baseball league for over 25 years and he still played racquetball until he was 85 years old. Greenie was an avid golfer, loved to play football and when he finished playing, he began coaching little league baseball and football. He volunteered his time raising money for baseball fields, uniforms and equipment in Manitowoc, and was awarded membership into the Manitowoc Hall of Fame.

Greenie is survived by his wife, Joan; daughter, Patricia (Daniel) Levine; son, Jack Grun; and grandsons, Mason Grun and Loren Levine. He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter, Mary Ann Grun.

Memorials may be directed to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg, WI 53711.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive