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Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Joseph Gremaux
Joseph F. Gremaux, 85, Decatur, Ind., died March 20, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
He was born Jan. 25, 1928, in Allen County, Ind., to Julian and Eleanor Voirol Gremaux. On Nov. 27, 1952, he married Rosemary B. Ottenweller.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosemary B. Gremaux of Decatur; six sons, Ron (Teresa) Gremaux of New Haven, Ind., Dan (Jane) Gremaux of Decatur, John (Patty) Gremaux of Cassopolis, Mich., Jim (Connie) Gremaux, Stan Gremaux and Mike (Monica) Gremaux, all of Decatur; two daughters, Judy (Steven) Knowles of Woodburn, Ind., and Diane (Randy) Goettemoeller of Maria Stein; three brothers, Walter Gremaux of Monroeville, Ind., Arnold (Charlene) Gremaux of Kendallville, Ind. and Lloyd (Nancy) Gremaux of New Haven; a brother-in-law, Gerald (Bud) Gray of Celina, 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five sisters.
He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Msgr. J.J. Semeitz Council 864, where he served as Past Grand Knight. He also served as Past Faithful Navigator of the 4th Degree Assembly. He also served as State Warden and District Deputy with the K of C and Council #864 financial secretary for 26 years. He was a member of Moose Lodge 1311 and American Legion Post #43.
He retired from International Harvester in Fort Wayne and had served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Fort Wayne and was a lifelong farmer.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, the Rev. David Voors officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with military graveside rites by American Legion Post #43 Color Guard.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Parish Hall. Reciting of the Holy Rosary is 1:30 p.m. Friday, and K of C 4th Degree Honor Guard will post from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to St. Joseph Catholic School or the Gibault Home for Boys.
Condolences may be left at www.haggardandsefton.com.
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