Donald Christian Grode

Donald Christian Grode

Male 1924 - 2006  (81 years)

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  • Name Donald Christian Grode 
    Born 1 Aug 1924  Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Apr 2006  Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary

      Friday, April 14, 2006

      Grode,Donald C. "Chris"


      Donald C. "Chris" Grode, A.K.A. "Harvey A. Hacker," age 81, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2006. He was born on August 1, 1924, in Menasha, son of the late Mike and Jenny (Miller) Grode. On October 31, 1946, Chris was united in marriage to Gertrude Wege. They were married 49 years before she preceded him in death in 1995. He served his country as a sergeant during WWII with the U.S. Army in the sixth infantry division; receiving a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. After attending the University of Wisconsin, Chris worked as an agent for Metropolitan Ins. Co., then as a salesman for Curt Smith Clothing, Neenah. He then worked for 20 years as a sales rep. with Gilbert Paper Co. He retired from Jeweler's Mutual Ins. Co. as Vice President of Sales. Chris had a great sense of humor; he loved golfing, playing cards and listening to Glenn Miller.

      He is survived by his son, Eric Grode, Neenah; grandsons: Austin, Chad and Mason, Neenah and Jared Nickerson, CA; brothers: Carlton, Neenah; William, LaCrosse; and his sister, Mildred, CA.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gertrude; his daughter, Lizbeth Ann and his son, Christian Michael.

      A Memorial Service for Chris will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 7 p.m. at Westgor Funeral Home, Neenah. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 - 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in his name.


      WESTGOR FUNERAL HOME
      Neenah
    Person ID I285351  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2012 

    Father Ancestors Michael J Grode,   b. 6 Nov 1882, Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1964, Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Jennie Miller,   b. 19 Jun 1884, Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1970, Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1907  Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F111832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude Wege,   b. 2 Mar 1925,   d. 6 Sep 1995, Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1946 
    Children 
    +1. Lizabeth Ann Grode,   b. 22 May 1953, Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1997, Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +2. Living
     3. Christian Michael Grode,   b. 23 Jan 1956, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1956, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F111845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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