Edward Gruwell, 78, of North Liberty, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011, at his home in North Liberty.
Visitation was held May 24 at Lensing Funeral Home in Iowa City. Memorials can be directed to the “Edward Gruwell memorial fund.”
Edward was born April 8, 1933, in Cedar County, the son of Francis and Freda (Pedersen) Gruwell.
Edward was an electrician all of his life.
Edward is survived by his wife, Leona Adams, their children Cherie Kelley, Gary Gruwell and Dianne Miller (Jan); two sisters Marilyn “Jo” Marshall, Polly Maher, and a brother Robert Gruwell (Reta); grandchildren Amy Preslicka (Jim), Melissa Grandstaff, Abbie Gruwell, Nicholas Gruwell, Ryan Miller, and Ashley Miller, and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Ron and Eugene Gruwell, and sister Thelma Baysinger.
Online condolences and memories may be left for the family at www.lensingfuneral.com  under obituaries.