Service


Date:

October 17, 2018

Start Time:

11:00 AM

Location:

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

Address:

Waterloo, Iowa

Arrangements By:

Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

Visitation


Date:

October 16, 2018

Start Time:

4:00 to 7:00 PM

Location:

Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

Address:

Waterloo, Iowa

Anthony Grundmeyer

Anthony “Tony” Francis Grundmeyer was born on May 15, 1931, in Raeville, Nebraska, the son of Anton and Dorothy (Kurtenbach) Grundmeyer. Tony graduated from high school in Dundee, Iowa in 1951.  He served his country in the United States Navy from 1951 to 1953.  After his honorable discharge from the Navy, Tony returned to Dundee for a short time.  He then moved to Waterloo and began working at Rath Packing.  On May 28, 1955, Tony was united in marriage to Nancy J. Aliano.  The couple continued to make their home in Waterloo.  Tony retired from Rath’s in 1984.  Tony and Nancy also owned and operated Buzz’s Bar in Waterloo.  He was a great handyman and could fix anything.  Tony loved to watch and play all kinds of sports and was an avid UNI Panther fan.  He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.  He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and the Cedar Falls Amvets.  Tony died at the age of 87 on October 13, 2018, at the Western Home Communities, Deery Suites.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and three brothers, Willis, Valentine, and Conrad.  Tony is survived by two sons, Daniel (Sandra) Grundmeyer of Cedar Falls and Tim Grundmeyer of New Hartford; a daughter, Jill (Skip) Roofner of Mebane, North Carolina; a brother, James Grundmeyer of Manchester; three sisters, Rita Thole of Oelwein, Dorothy Digman of Dyersville, and Mary Ann Puff of Dubuque; three grandchildren, Kaley (Mike) Miner, Nicholas Grundmeyer, and Christopher (Kaitlyn) Grundmeyer; and three great grandchildren, Logan Miner, Lukas Miner, and Everly Grundmeyer.

The visitation will be on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 4 to 7 PM at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories in Waterloo.  Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Waterloo.  The burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo, with military rites conducted by the Cedar Falls Amvets Post 49.  Please direct memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

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