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Mark Joseph Gruenke

Dec 29, 1962 - Aug 21, 2023

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Mark Gruenke was born on December 29, 1962, in Sheboygan and passed away on August 21, 2023, at the age of 60. He attended Sheboygan schools and graduated from South High School in 1981.
During his working years, Mark was employed by Superior Chemical in inside sales. Mark was musically talented and loved playing multiple instruments, singing, recording music, and teaching it. He was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking for family and friends. He spent time outdoors, fishing, hiking, biking, and camping. Mark had a generous heart and was always willing to help others.
Mark is survived by his siblings, Dale (Ann) Gruenke, Janine (Raymond) Jung, Patrick (Angela) Gruenke and James Gruenke. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives, and many friends. Mark is preceded in death by his parents, James, and Bernice Gruenke.
A Celebration of Life will be held on October 15, 2023 at King Park in Sheboygan from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.. Memorials to the Sheboygan County Humane Society in Mark’s name are appreciated.

Celebration of Life

Date: Sunday Oct 15, 2023
Time: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: King Park [map]

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Andy and Susie Jones

We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother, our cousin. Please accept our condolences at this time as we were keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs!

Dean Noskowiak

RIp my brother Mark I wrote a long goodbye but idk where it went !! God bless you my friend , my brother and colleague ! Love ya man Heaven is brighter now with a star like up there until we meet again my friend RIP

Terry & Denise Schaller

Mark and I were lifelong friends. It was an honor having Mark in our wedding, plus hunting and fishing together most of our lives. Our Superior Softball Team memories are special highlights together. He was a great shortstop! Mark was a fantastic outside and inside sales person and his customer service skills were exceptional. He was with us at Superior/North Woods for 3 decades. Many a fun time was had along Lake Michigan and the man made lake with all the “Black River Rats”! Mark was an excellent musician and was very spiritual. You will be dearly missed but always remembered my friend. May you rest in God’s heavenly arms. My deepest sympathies to the entire Gruenke Family. May God bless all of you. Love always, Terry, Denise, and the entire Schaller Family.

Joel & Cindy Kiefer

We were so terribly saddened to hear of Mark’s passing. We thoroughly enjoyed working with him at Superior Chemical for numerous years. He was always a joy! Our deepest condolences and prayers for his family. RIP Mark♥️

Pattie Pilz

I am so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. He was always very kind to me.