June 17, 1934 - February 18, 2015
Herbert Grutt has gone to be with Jesus on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. He was born at home to Herbert and Lillian (Hintz) Grutt on June 17th, 1934 in the Town of Spring Brook. Herb attended the Fall City grade school and graduated from Dunn County Aggie in 1952. Herb married his high school sweetheart, Agnes Saxton, on September 24th, 1955. They farmed together on the home farm where he was born until 1987. Herb was one of the original dirt track racers in the area. He was part owner of the Eau Claire Speedway in the 1960s. Herb has served on the Spring Brook Township board, and the Forest Center Church of the Nazarene board. He was an avid deer hunter, NASCAR fan, and family man. After retirement you could find him mowing lawn, snow plowing, or driving around checking the crops and keeping an eye on the neighborhood. Herb will be missed by his children: Jayette (Larry) Giere of Menomonie, Shawn (John) McMartin of Menomonie, Kemp (Terri) Grutt of Milton, WI, and Ravin (Randy) Woodstock of Evansville, WI. His thirteen grandchildren: Michelle (Jeremy) Lee, Travis Giere, Jess (Teresa) Giere, Russ Giere, Shayn (Sherri) McMartin, Danette (Jerrod) Faber, Jamie (Nick) Hines, Tara (Mike) Lauer, Heather (Blair) Winn, Breck (Richelle) Rooney, Jadee Rooney, Rea (Danny) Sherman, and Bryce Rooney. His sixteen great grandchildren: Alexis, Marian, and Brode Lee, Trentyn Giere, Elsie, Leah, and Nora Giere, Tracee and Shaylin McMartin, Conner Rose, Alex Bogan, Haden, Savannah, and Ella Lauer, Addley Winn, and Gavin Rooney. His sister: Ardith (Dave) Jacobson, brother-in-law: Marvin (Carol) Saxton, sister-in-law: Kay (Don) Lentz, foster son: Daryl Myers, many nieces and nephews, neighbors, and friends. Herb was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes, daughters Hope and Briette, son Breck, parents Herbert and Lillian Grutt, brothers Vernon (Jim) Grutt and Ardel Grutt, sister-in-law Barbara Grutt, father and mother-in-law: Russell & Nora Saxton, brother-in-law: Raleigh Saxton, several nieces and nephews and foster son Darrel Snider. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Forest Center Church of the Nazarene in Spring Brook Twp. Dunn Co. WI with Pastor Clifford Larrabee officiating. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be in Forest Center Church Cemetery. Olson Funeral Home of Menomonie is serving the family.
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