Passed away peacefully at The Elliott Community on Saturday November 18, 2017. Violet (nee Wally Pulfus) Gruenbauer at the age of 92 years. Wife of the late Alfred Gruenbauer (1992). Beloved mother of Johanna Nielsen (late John) of Nanaimo, B.C. and James Gruenbauer (late Margaret) of Dutton. Sadly missed by her grandchildren, Suzanne Peacock (Derek), Scott Cale (Teri), Richard Gruenbauer (Martina), Robert Gruenbauer, Jennifer Bates MacDonald (Dan), Christine Gruenbauer and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughters Betty (Beate, 1959) and Patricia (1965) and her seventeen brothers and sisters. Violet was a retired seamstress at Homewood Health Centre where she worked for twenty years. Special thanks to the Nottingham nurses and staff at The Elliott Community and to Dr. Ruddock for their exceptional and compassionate care.
Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday November 24, 2017). Funeral service will follow in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions to the Homewood Health Centre would be appreciated.