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Constance (Connie) Hurst Grund 

Constance (Connie) Hurst Grund
Birth: Sep. 7, 1920
Death: May, 2015
Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery Peru Miami County Indiana

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Connie married James A. Grund on June 27, 1942. He preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 2012. They moved to Sheppard Field Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas during World War II. When James went to China during the war, Connie moved back to Peru and was pregnant with the coupleís first child. Connie lived with her parents during this time where their first child was born.

Connie graduated from Peru High School in 1938 and was a member of the National Honor Society. She attended Indiana University Bloomington, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and the National Honor Society. Locally she was a member of the First Christian Church, associate chapter of Tri Kappa, Miami County Historical Society, the Republican Women's Association, and the Dukes Hospital Auxiliary.

Connie kept busy in the summer months operating the coupleís four apartment rental business on Lake Maxinkuckee at Culver. She was a homemaker, and always ready to help with any local projects or when anyone was in need of help. She loved her family and many friendships.

Connie and James had two sons, James H. Grund, who is deceased, and Jeffrey (Karen) Grund, Carmel; one daughter Jane (Fred) Allen, Winamac.

She is also survived by six grandchildren: Jama (Andrew) Lidral, Iowa City, Iowa; Judge James David (Shawna) Grund, Peru; Kama (Benjamin) Grund-Rupenthal, Fairfax, Virginia; Bradferd (Meghan) Allen, Winamac; Drew J. Allen, Winamac; and James D. Grund, Carmel. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren: Joseph Lidral, Hannah Lidral, Erin Lidral, Mallori Grund, Maci Grund, Addison Allen, and Chase Allen.

Friends may call from 4 - 7 p.m. Tuesday at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home with Pastor Heath Hiatt officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Hope cemetery.

James Hurst Grund

Birth: Dec. 23, 1944
Death: Aug. 3, 1992
Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery Peru Miami County Indiana
married: Jane Snyder - divorced
married: Susan Ann (Sue) Sanders
Parents: James Arthur Grund (1919 - 2012) Constance Hurst Grund (1920 - 2015)

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