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,
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