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1941 Donald 2020

Donald Wayne Gronewald

September 6, 1941 — April 15, 2020

Go rest high on that mountain, Don, your work on earth is done!


Donald Wayne Gronewald was born in the Jiba Community, Kaufman County on September 6, 1941 to Maurice and Ladelle Miller Gronewald. The doctor charged $3.00 to deliver him. Don lived his life in Kaufman Couinty and graduated from Kaufman High School. Attended HCJC in Athens and East Texas State University, now Texas A &M University Commerce. He managed Cartwright Ranch, was road and bridge foreman for Precinct 1, Kaufman County. Don was a member of Wilson Chapel United Methodist Church. He married Mary Ann Rychlik on January 18, 1962, a marriage lasting 58 years. The two were blessed with 3 sons. Kenneth Wayne, Gary Don, Kyle Fred Gronewald. Don was preceded in death by his parents Maurice and Ladelle Gronewald, sons Gary Don and Ken Gronewald. Don is survived by his loving wife Mary Ann Gronewald, Son: Kyle Gronewald and wife Anisa, Daughter-in-law: Charlotte Gronewald, 4 Grandsons: Justin Gronewald, Blake Gronewald, Dylan Schwartz, Tyler Schwartz, Brother: Jerald Gronewald and wife Darla of Kaufman. And many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends that he cherished. He loved being outside with cattle, horses, and dogs. Loved working the land. He was happy with his work.


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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am

Wilson Chapel Cemetery

Co Rd 154, Kaufman, TX 75142

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