Wednesday, May 8, 2013


AGE:  83

ADDRESS:  600 Pearl Street, Rib Lake; Village of Rib lake Resident; Former Medford Area Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:55 A.M. Tuesday, May 7 at the Golden Living Center, Rib Lake where he had resided for the past 11 years and under the care of Asera Care Hospice.  

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 25 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING:  Rev. David Clements

INTERMENT:  Cremainal Inurnment will take place in Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: 10:30 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 25 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 12, 1929 in Medford

EDUCATION: 1948 Graduate of Medford High School

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: During high school and after high school, Dick worked for his parents bakery in Medford, known as Gruener’s Bakery,  as a baker from 1944-1981. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Dick enjoyed watching sports on T.V. and listening to games on the radio.

SURVIVED BY: Aunt: Jeannette Hillis of Eau Claire, WI

DECEASED FATHER: George F. Gruener

DECEASED MOTHER: Margaret P. Gruener (Maiden Name: Guy)

URNBEARER: Cousin: Bob Hillis

 OTHER INFORMATION:  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Dick’s name to the Lake Isadore Association
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