Claude Greufe


Claude Greufe

Claude Greufe

Claude Greufe, 85, of Spring Hill, KS passed away at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, KS on Saturday, June 27, 2015.

Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 am at Devine Mercy Catholic Church, Gardner, KS on Tuesday July 28, 2015. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am before the Mass at the church. Private family inurnment will be at the Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill, KS. Memorial contributions may be given to the Devine Mercy Catholic building fund.

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Claude was born in Lamar, Missouri, on June 8, 1930. He was one of four sons born to Benard and Julie Fick Greufe. Claude served in the United States Army for three years. On September 17, 1956, Claude married Bernadette Rotert in Germantown, Missouri. They moved to Spring Hill in 1957. Claude worked for Delco Battery in Olathe, KS for 37 years before retiring in 1993.

Claude had a talent for woodworking. He created many beautiful items from wood and a saw. Claude enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycle which he and Bernadette rode throughout the United States. He was also busy helping Bernadette prepare for area craft fairs. Claude was a member of Devine Mercy Catholic Church.

Claude was preceded in death by his parents, brother Conard and Robert.

He is survived by his wife, Bernadette of the home, daughter Denise Ward of Bristol, Indiana, Son Dwayne Greufe and wife Diane of Huntsville, Arkansas, granddaughters Amy and Michelle Greufe, and brother Chester Greufe of Florida.

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