John "Gritley Bear" Clifford Grunkemeyer II
April 8, 1929 – January 22, 2019
John C. Grunkemeyer
Fort Myers - Grunkemeyer, John C. 89 of Fort Myers, Florida, passed away peacefully Monday, January 22nd in Estero, Florida. He was preceded in death by his 2 sisters, Betty Everhart and Ruth Burgett, and his oldest son John Jr. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, June, sons Mark, Mike Tony and daughters Julie Hoey and Lori Riazzi. He was a patriarch and a loving family man to the very end. He loved golf, cigars, beer and pretzels. June referred to him lovingly as "Gritly Bear" for his teddy bear quality. Any donations may be made to Hope Hospice of Fort Myers.
- Hope Hospice
- Visitation Monday, January 28, 2019
- Funeral Mass Monday, January 28, 2019