Obit: Grube, Karon Ann (1943 - 2013)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Clausnitzer, Crotteau, Dassow, Gebauer, Grube, Kenyon, Kowalefski, Petznick, Stefancin, Weber, Willger

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 05/22/2013

Grube, Karon Ann (Dassow) (21 JUN 1943 - 25 MAY 2013)

Karon A. Grube, 69, Medford, died on Saturday, May 25 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, where she had been a patient for one day.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 29 at 11 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford, with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin officiating. Interment will be at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford. Pallbearers are Troy Petznick, Chad and Tyler Grube, John Clausnitzer, Gary and Mike Dassow and Bill Kowalefski.

Visitation will be held at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford on Tuesday, May 28 from 4 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:45 p.m., and on Wednesday from 9 to 10:45 a.m.

Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.

The former Karon Dassow was born on June 21, 1943 in Medford to the late William and Amelia M. (Gebauer) Dassow Jr. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic School and was a 1961 graduate of Medford High School. She worked at the ASCS office in Medford for two years.

On June 29, 1963 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, she married Gerald H. Grube, who preceded her in death on September 25, 2007. They moved to Des Plaines, Ill., then returned to Medford 10 years later. She worked at Medford Cooperative for 10 years, then at Northern Merchandise for 17 years until retirement in 2007.

She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.

Survivors include a daughter, Tammy (Dan) Weber of Dorchester; two sons, Scott of Medford and Todd (Diane) of Byron, Minn.; a brother, John "Jack" (Barbara) Dassow of Hartland; a sister, Linda Kenyon of Medford; nine grandchildren Troy Petznick, Jamie (Morgan) Crotteau and Tia and Tara Weber, Brooke, Tyler, Chase, Chad and Gabrina Grube; and one great-grandson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to her family to be designated at a later date.

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