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Raymond C. Grotelueschen

May 18, 1934 - Dec. 28, 2018

Raymond C. Grotelueschen, 84, of Fremont, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, in Fremont.

He was born May 18, 1934, in rural Colfax County to William and Clara (Johannes) Grotelueschen, the second youngest of 10 children. He moved in 1939 with his family to Schuyler, Nebraska, where he attended Trinity Lutheran Grade School and was confirmed on March 21, 1948. He graduated from Schuyler High School in 1952.

He served in the U.S. Army 1954 – 1956, and was stationed in Alaska. He had worked for Higgins Milling in Schuyler, then in Fremont for Fremont Grain Co. and the YMCA. He enjoyed his morning coffee at McDonald’s.

He is survived by his brother, Hilbert Grotelueschen of Columbus; and other relatives.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sisters, Elsie Stuthman, Ida Krull, Edna Brown, Leona Jones and Lorraine Saalfeld; and brothers, Edgar, Elmer and Albert.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday (Jan. 4th) at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont, with visitation one hour before the service. The committal, with military honors, is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Cemetery north of Columbus. Memorials may be directed to the family for distribution. Ludvigsen Mortuary, Fremont, is assisting the family.

View the online guestbook at www.ludvigsenmortuary.com.

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