Gerald Orville Grell
June 13, 1930 – September 11, 2018
Gerald O. Grell, 88, of Davenport, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Davenport Lutheran Home. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the mortuary. His final resting place will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com. Gerald was born June 13, 1930 in Davenport; the loving son of J. Orville and Irma (Meyer) Grell. He was united in marriage to Roma J. Husen on September 14, 1957 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He had worked at J.I. Case Company and retired in 1988 from the U.S. Postal Service in Davenport where he had been a mail carrier for 31 years. After retirement, he worked part-time at HyVee in Davenport. His memberships included: Christ Family Church, Walcott American Legion Post #548, Plus 60 Club and AARP. He dearly loved his grandchildren and spent hours watching his great grandchildren. He enjoyed bowling and playing cards with his wife. Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Roma; sons, Todd (Patti) Grell, Calamus, IA and Tim (Nicole) Grell, Lawrenceburg, IN; his grandchildren: Ashley (Aaron) Edmark, and their children: Adalyn, Kaiden and Keaton, Davenport, Travis Grell, Calamus and Nathan Grell, Lawrenceburg, IN; five step grandchildren; sister, Janet (Earl) Oelerich, Davenport; brother, Gus (Jill) Grell, Arizona; sister-in- law, Marcella Husen; brother-in- law, Roy (Shirley) Husen; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Gerald was preceded in death by twin children, Robin and Randy; sisters-in-law, Helen (Elden) Hansen and Marleta (Bill) Betts; and a brother-in-law, Delmar Husen. The family would like to thank the Davenport Lutheran Home and Genesis Hospice for their loving care.
- The Family
- Visitation Sunday, September 16, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2018