Hastings resident Shirley J. Gronewold, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday,
March 14, 2020, at the age of 85.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 19, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in
Hastings with Pastor Joe Remmers officiating. Burial is 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at
Juniata Cemetery in Juniata. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday with family present 6-8
p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be
given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. Private condolences
may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home &
Cremation Center is serving the family.
Shirley was born June 24, 1934, at Hastings, NE to Clifford K. & Mildred E. (Roberts)
Graham. She graduated from Juniata High School in 1951. Shirley married Glendale T.
Gronewold on July 12, 1953, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church; he preceded her in
death on May 27, 2005.
Shirley owned and operated Juniata Cafe & Tavern for several years and was also a
homemaker. She was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Harness Hustlers
Horse Club, and Leroy Cheerful Workers Extension Club.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glendale T. Gronewold; son,
Rodney Gronewold; brothers, Bernard, Billy, and Jimmy Graham; sisters, Dolores
Konen, Naomi Hesselgesser, Alice Hansen, and Janet Brommer.
Children & Spouses: Debbie Gronewold – Elm Creek, NE
Randy Gronewold – Hastings, NE
Nancy & Scott Smith – Wray, CO
Julie Bostock – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren: Will Gronewold – Lincoln, NE
Carly Bostock – Lincoln, NE
Michelle (Erik) Lucero – Colorado Springs, CO
Brothers & Spouses: Gerald “Sonny” & Colleen Graham – Aurora, CO
Pete & Helen Graham – Juniata, NE
Larry & Sandy Graham – Prosser, NE
Sisters-in-law: Willa Rundle – Hastings, NE
Linda Graham – Hastings, NE
Judy Graham – Hastings, NE
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family.