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In Memory of

Peter Gruener

September 30, 1938 - January 5, 2018

Obituary


Services for Peter Gruener, 79, will be at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Arlington, TX on January 19, 2018 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. He died January 5, 2018 at his home surrounded by family and friends.

Peter Gruener was born Sept. 30, 1938, in Aalen, Germany to Josef and Hildegard Marquart Gruener. He was the oldest of 7 brothers and sisters.

He immigrated to America during the winter of 1958 via the S.S. America and lived in Queens, NY before enlisting into the...

Services for Peter Gruener, 79, will be at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Arlington, TX on January 19, 2018 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. He died January 5, 2018 at his home surrounded by family and friends.

Peter Gruener was born Sept. 30, 1938, in Aalen, Germany to Josef and Hildegard Marquart Gruener. He was the oldest of 7 brothers and sisters.

He immigrated to America during the winter of 1958 via the S.S. America and lived in Queens, NY before enlisting into the Army in 1962 for Vietnam. He retired from the Army in 1989 as a Command Sergeant Major (E-9). He was an amazing father, who enjoyed life to the fullest. His life was an adventure and it shows in his world travels, having been to over 70 countries around the world.

He married Eva Helga Vogel, who preceded him in death in 2006, in Columbus, GA in 1965. Survivors include his mother; 2 sons Steven of Austin and Alex Gruener and his wife Desiree of Dallas; Brothers, Herbert and Hannes Gruener; Sister, Christel Brosi and his second love, Edelgard "Chris" Dawson.

Visitation will be from 6-8 pm on Thursday, January 18th at Moore Bowen Funeral Home, Arlington, TX.