Margaret and Christian Grenz


Christian C Grenz


Christian C Grenz

Christian C. Grenz, born November 18, 1890 at Eureka, SD was the eldest son of Christian and Barbara Grenz, Napoleon.  He married Margaret Oberlander. born November 18, 1890 of Eureka, SD March 7, 1911.  They had three children; Ann Maria, born May 15, 1912, Freda Magdalena, born October 27, 1913, and Ernest Otto, born April 16, 1915.

Christ (as he was Known) and Margaret got their training in massage at the Wagner School of Massage, Lake Geneva, FL in 1920.  Operating steam bath and massage parlors was their business for many years.  They traveled extensively, giving their children a well rounded education.  the past 25 years their business and home was in Toledo, OH.  Christ died June 7, 1867 and Margret died September 4, 1982.  Both are buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Toledo.

Ann married Frank H. Boehm of Mandan, August 26, 1936.  They settled in Mott where Frank owned and operated the Mott Supply (hardware and furniture store) for 45 years.  His tenacity and vision, Through good times and bad, helped enormously in building Mott into the thriving community it is.  They have seven children, five of which are college graduates, 23 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.  Frank and Ann are members of St. Joseph's Church, Mott.

Freda, Toledo, OH married Elmer Brubaker October 5, 1940.  They had no children.  Elmer (Al) died September 11, 1977 and is buried in memorial Park Cemetery, Toledo. Freda taught school at Monroe, WI and after moving to Toledo was an executive secretary at Champion Spark Plug Company for many years.  She is an active member of Boulevard Church of Christ, Toledo.

Ernest. Rockson, IL married Margaret Miller of Ashley, June 25, 1937.  They have one daughter, Ashley, June 25, 1937.  They have one daughter, a University of Oregon graduate, and three grandchildren  Ernest was an overhead crane operator for a firm in Beloit, WI.  Margaret is an accomplished organist and pianist.  Both are very active in church affairs and the Senior Center in Bloit

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