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Mark Brian Grunklee
December 31, 1957 - April 27, 2020

Mark Brian Grunklee

Mark Brian Grunklee
Dec 31, 1957 - Apr 27, 2020

Mark Brian Grunklee
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Mark Brian Grunklee, age 62, of Kasson, MN died Monday, April 27, 2020 at Hiawatha Group Home in Rochester, MN.

Mark was born in Rochester, MN on December 31, 1957 to parents, Alfred and Jacqueline (Schauer) Grunklee. He was the oldest of five children. Mark graduated from Kasson Mantorville High School in 1976. He was active in many sports including football and wrestling in which he excelled and held school records. Mark was an accomplished carpenter and loved to build furniture.

On March 3, 1979 he was married to Ann Bartel and during their marriage they had two children, Kristy and Kelly.

At age 24, Mark acquired a life threatening illness. He was strong enough to get through it however his life was forever changed. After this Mark spent his remaining years in several group homes where he enjoyed his housemates, playing cards and listening to music. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

Mark is survived by his daughters, Kristy Grunklee of Hudson, WI and Kelly (Kevin) Behnke of Parker, CO; grandchildren, Cora Grunklee, Aidan and Declan Behnke; mother, Jackie Grunklee of Byron, MN; siblings, Sandy (Danny) Hanson of Byron, MN, Amy Grunklee of Norwalk, CT and Mike (Holly) Grunklee of Eagan, MN; nieces, Stacy Hanson and Ava Grunklee; nephews, Ryan Hanson and Alex Grunklee; several grand nieces and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Grunklee; sister, Terri Grunklee; grandparents, aunts and uncles.

A Memorial service for Mark will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN with visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A private family interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Kasson, MN. Memorials may be directed to the family. Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes is honored to be serving the Grunklee family. To leave a special memory or condolence please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com

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22
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Aug
22
Saturday
Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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Aug
22
Saturday
Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes
5421 Royal Place NW
Rochester, MN 55901
3:00 PM


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