Florence L. Grunert, 101, died on August 29th, 2016 at the Newton Presbyterian Manor. She was born on January 14, 1915 in Newton to Elizabeth (Krahbiel) and Ernest Ritter.
On June 8, 1939 Florence married Carl Grunert and together they raised their family in Newton. Two children were born into the family, Patricia and Richard.
Florence was a member of St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church of Newton. She also served as long-term officer an Beauceant for the Supreme Assembly, Social Order of Eastern Star. Florence was also a member of The White Shrine of Jerusalem of Wichita.
Preceding her in death are her parents, and her spouse Carl, two children Patricia L. Smith and Richard Wayne Grunert; two brothers Carl and Fred Ritter and one sister, Helen M Henry; niece, Jolene Hiebert and one great-nephew, Justin Henry.
Survivors include her nephew, Gary and wife Cherie Henry, Coppell, TX; nephew, Harold Hiebert; six great-nieces and one great nephew.
Special Thank you to the Newton Presbyterian Manor and staff and Heart and Soul Hospice during her last year with them.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at 1:30 P.M. at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.
Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, Kansas.
Memorial Funds may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Society, all in care of the funeral home.