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Dorothy (Suko) Grenz


Dorothy Grenz
(June 30, 1922 - June 28, 2007)

Dorothy Grenz, 84, Jamestown, North Dakota died
Thursday, June 28, 2007 at Jamestown Hospital. Dorothy
Suko was born June 30, 1922 in Alexander Township,
north of Alfred, North Dakota, the daughter of
Reinhold and Christina (Obenauer) Suko. She was
baptized and confirmed at a young age. She was
educated in rural school and worked on the family
farm. On November 5, 1943 Dorothy married Gust Grenz
at the farm home of her parents north of Alfred. They
lived on a farm by Cleveland, ND for seven months,
then moved to a farm southwest of Medina, ND where
they lived until 1967 when they moved to Jamestown.
Dorothy worked at the Anne Carlsen Center for Children
for six months; 2 years in food service at the ND
State Hospital and 12 years in housekeeping from where
she retired in 1982. Gust died August 30, 1982.
Dorothy was a member of the First Congregational
United Church of Christ and the North Dakota State
Employee Association. Dorothy is survived by one son,
Donald (Sylvia) Grenz; one daughter, Deborah Grenz,
all of Jamestown; two grandsons, Anthony (Kristi) and
Kenneth (Kristen) Grenz; two step-granddaughters,
Michelle (Aaron) Scoles and Samantha (John) Twombly;
seven great-grandchildren, Bobby, Dakota, Bryan,
Jacob, Alexandra, Elizabeth and Emma; three
step-great-grandchildren, Crystal, Brianna and Skyler,
all her "little sweeties"; two brothers, Martin
(Helen) Suko and Edwin (Loretta) Suko, both of
Jamestown; one sister, Ruth Gomke, Cleveland, ND; a
sister-in-law, Leona Suko, Napoleon, ND and many
nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her
husband; parents; two brothers, Gotthilf and Sam and
seven sisters, Amelia Gohner, Bertha Wegner, Louise
Attebery, Minnie Hoff, Rose Reich and twin sisters in
infancy. Funeral Mass: 10:30 AM, Monday, July 2, 2007
at the St. James Basilica, Jamestown with Father Al
Bitz officiating. Visitation: 1:00 to 7:30 PM, Sunday,
July 1, 2007 at the Eddy Funeral Home in Jamestown.
Vigil: 7:30 PM, Sunday, July 1, 2007 at the Eddy
Funeral Chapel. Burial: Medina Cemetery, Medina, North
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