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Elaine Grulke

1925 - 2017

Elaine G. Grulke age 92 of Rogers City
passed December 18, 2017 at Rogers City Tendercare.

She was born July 27, 1925 in Belknap Township
to Ernest and Loretta (Wirgau) Bruning.

On July 3, 1943 she married Ervin Grulke.

Elaine is survived by:
7 children, Larry (Cinda), Galen (Patti), Connie (Don) Standen,
David (Marsha), Allan (Mary), Diane (Jerry) Smolinski,
and Neil;
21 grandchildren;
49 great grandchildren;
2 sisters, Betty Cole and Nancy Bennett;
1 brother, Ernest Bruning.

She was preceded in death by:
her husband, Ervin;
4 brothers, Arlo, Arnold, Walter, and Ronald;
And a sister, Judy Wrigglesworth,

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 until
8:00 p.m, with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. conducted by her son,
Pastor Galen Grulke. Visitation will resume on Saturday at St. John
Lutheran Church from10:00 a.m, until time of her service at 11:00 a.m.
with Pastor Galen Grulke officiating.

Interment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery next to Ervin.

In licu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. John Lutheran Church
or School in memory of Elaine Grulke.

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Elaine Grulke – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI