Loren W. Grunden

Born: Fri., Jun. 7, 1935
Died: Sun., Sep. 9, 2018

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Loren W. Grunden, 83, of Marengo, Indiana died on September 9, 2018 at Todd-Dickey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Leavenworth, IN.  He was born on June 7, 1935 in Crawford County, Indiana to the late Gus Grunden and Maye (Miller) Grunden Crecelius.


He was a power and telephone lineman, worked for the Crawford County Road Department, Mulzer, Robertson, and Calcar Quarries, and a maintenance man at Essex.


He was married to the late Emma Dukes Grunden on May 16, 1957, they were married for 57 years before she passes away.


He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Emma Grunden; a daughter, Karen Key; brothers, Nolan, Knoefel  and Robert Grunden; his sisters, June Kemp and Leta Stroud; and a his grandchildren, Shelly Bye and Cody Dearborn.


He is survived by his sons, Mike, Denny, and Brian Grunden all of Marengo, IN; daughters, Sandra Powell of Dubois, IN, Vickie Condra of Valeene, IN, and Andrea Dearborn of Marengo, IN; grandchildren, Randy Key Jr., Cristy Key, J.R. Bye, Mark Powell, Josh Grunden, Jennifer Brooks, Chris Powell, Natasha Hickerson, Jeremy Bye, Jamie Weeks, Ryan Grunden, Jeffrey Grunden, Kimberly White, Aaron Grunden, Trish Grunden, Dustin Grunden, and Austin Dearborn; and 23 great-grandchildren.


Cremation was chosen following Loren’s wishes.  There will be no services.


Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana is entrusted with arrangements.

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