Hilbert Jr Grulke

Hilbert Jr Grulke, age 69, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on October 19, 2016.

Jr is survived by his loving wife, Susan, of 21 years of marriage; children Carrie Grulke, Lance (Laura) Grulke, Nicole (Brent) Genz and Amanda Clubb; sister Marvalene (Tom) Wolter; sister-in-law Diana Lunde; brother-in-law Sig (Jeaninne) Lunde; mother-in-law, Geraldine Lunde; nieces Brittany, Chrissy, Lorri and Kara; and nephew Siggie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hilbert and Wieda Grulke; father-in-law, Sigurd C. Lunde; and nephew Bobby Maas.

Jr was an avid sports fan, especially for the Milwaukee Brewers. In the 1980s, after selling 500 tickets with the Jaycees, he had the honor of throwing out the first pitch during a home game.

He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

There will be a celebration of Jrs life on Monday, November 7, from 12 pm to 3 pm at Tommy & Dis Rustic Inn, Mapleton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the charity of choice.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.