In loving memory of

Roger Earl Grund
June 29, 1935 - April 11, 2019

Roger Earl Grund, 83 of Winona died Thursday, April 11, 2019 surrounded by family at his home.
Roger was born June 29, 1935 in Renville County, MN to Albert and Maude (Peterson) Grund. He graduated from Danube High School. Roger served his country honorably in the United States Army. On November 21, 1959, he married Margaret Kopel. They moved to Winona in 1971, where they owned and operated Norge Village Laundromat & Car Wash.
Roger was happiest when surrounded by family and friends; whether it be spending time on the river, motorcycle trips or just being in each other's company. Roger made a point to let everyone know that he was always available when needed. He adored his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; children, Nancy (Al) Schneider, Amy (Bob) Dreas, Jeff (Kris) Grund and Jay (Laura) Grund; grandchildren, Andy (Shari) Schneider, Jordan (Alissa) Schneider, Hannah (Neal) Reykdal, Mollie (Sam) Schellinger, Britta (Sam Johnson) Dreas, Jack Dreas, Marshall Stevens, Joe Grund, Annie Grund and Emily Grund; great-grandchildren, Carter & Tyson Schneider, Owen & Clara Reykdal and Teddy Schellinger; sister, Margaret Lemiuex and nieces and nephews.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Kenny and Donald Grund.
Funeral Service will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Hoff Celebration of Life Center - Goodview with the Reverend Mark McNea officiating. Visitation will be 12 p.m., until the time of the service. Military Honors will be performed by the VFW Post 1287. Roger will be laid to rest at St. Mary's Cemetery.
The family prefers memorials to Winona Hospice, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart or donor's choice.
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Bruce Larson wrote on Apr 16, 2019:

"So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all."

Jill and Chuck Blank wrote on Apr 15, 2019:

"Chuck and I are so very sorry. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time."

joanne burns wrote on Apr 14, 2019:

"My Sister Margaret and all the Grunds... Every once in awhile someone enters our lives that leave an indelible footprint. Roger and his gentle, kind and humble spirit was one of those. He lives on in our heart and memory but will be sadly missed Blessings and Love to you all. joanne & Mike "

Greg & Lynn Kopel wrote on Apr 13, 2019:

"Margaret & Family Our thoughts are with you during your time of grief. Roger was a very nice person and will be missed by many. Hugs and prayers for you all. Greg & Lynn Kopel"

derbe44@ wrote on Apr 13, 2019:

"I am so sorry Margaret & Beckett, I had know idea it would be that soon. I enjoyed helping you so much, my thoughts are with you and family. Family is good.Call if you like. Love you. Diane."

Karen Burt wrote on Apr 13, 2019:

"Margaret, I am so sorry to hear of Roger?s passing...I remember hearing about all of your family adventures when we worked together at St. Anne?s. Together you grew a wonderful family and now have grands and even great-grands! My thoughts will be with you and your family as you grieve his loss. Fondly, Karen"

Joan Ezell wrote on Apr 13, 2019:

"Grund family- so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. It was always obvious that he loved you all and had such a gentle spirit. He was great to have as my first boss. Wishing you comfort as you mourn his loss. Joan Ezell"

Debbie wieczorek wrote on Apr 13, 2019:

"So sorry for your loss "