Carl Grueninger

Age: 94
Born: December 15, 1925
Died: January 08, 2020

Obituary

Monfort Heights – Carl E. Jr., Age 94. Survived by beloved wife Kathryn A. (Leininger), for 69 years. Beloved son and daughter: Carl E. (Mary Ronan) Grueninger III, Ann L. (Steve) Ferguson. Loving grandchildren Beki Ferguson and Aisling Grueninger. Beloved uncle of; Eric (Claire) Leininger, Karen (Chuck) Parrish, Mark (William Ruiz) Leininger, Gail (Dave Raushnuber) Leininger, Susan (Kevin) Norman and cousin of William (Lee) Grueninger. Born December 15, 1925 to Elizabeth (Zander) and Carl E. Grueninger, Sr. in Cincinnati OH. Graduate of Hughes High School, 1944. Cincinnati Art Academy, 1950. World War II Veteran, Company H, 1st Infantry Regiment, 6th Division. Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star and two Battle Stars. Liberation of the Philippine and Occupation of Korea. Retired Corporate Manager Graphics & Forms Control, Community Mutual Insurance Company, Blue Cross / Blue Shield. Commercial Art Studio (Grueninger Studio). Resident of Monfort Heights, OH for 53 years. Donations may be made to Cheviot United Methodist Church, 3820 Westwood Northern Blvd. Cincinnati, OH 45211-2597 or Midwest Hospice 10925 Reed Hartman #310 Cincinnati, OH 45242. Visitation will be Sunday January 12th from 1:00pm until time of service at 2:00pm at the Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4521 Spring Grove Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45232.

Visitation

Location: Spring Grove Funeral Homes
Date: Sunday, January 12, 2020
Time: 1:00pm

Memorial Service

Location: Spring Grove Funeral Homes
Date: Sunday, January 12, 2020
Time: 2:00pm

Carl Grueninger

Age: 94
Born: December 15, 1925
Died: January 08, 2020
  • Jim Casada
    Relationship:

    It may seem strange to proffer a tribute to a man I never met, but Carl and his family came to mean a great deal to me and my family. Thanks to shared connections with the little town of Bryson City, NC, where I grew up and where as a boy Carl spent what he told his loved ones were the most memorable times of his entire life, we established a connection that became a bond. He was of immense help to me in providing images (including some of him as a youngster) for a book I wrote on trout fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They were taken by his uncle, and iconic local figure named I. K. Stearns. Later, Carl and his son went further and shared all the images--scores of them--taken by I. K. that they had. They are of considerable importance as a visual record of the mountains and the mountain way of life as it existed on the eve of World War II. I hail this member of the greatest generation and feel blessed to have had contact with him and his family as I pursued my liter

Carl  Grueninger

Carl Grueninger

Age: 94
Born: December 15, 1925
Died: January 08, 2020