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James Arthur Grund

Jan. 8, 1919 - Oct. 26, 2012

James Arthur Grund, 93, of Peru, died on Friday, Oct. 26 at his residence.

Born on Jan. 8, 1919 in Logansport, he was the son of Arthur and Charlotte Chrismond Grund.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Constance Hurst Grund.

James graduated from Peru High School in 1938. He attended the University of Michigan, where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He then graduated from the Indiana University Law School in 1949.

He practiced law with his father-in-law, Hurd J. Hurst, in the Hurst and Grund Law Firm. James Hurst Grund, who preceded his father in death, joined his father in the Grund and Grund Law Firm.

James was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court in Indiana. He served as Peru City Judge from 1960-68, served as Deputy Miami County Prosecuting Attorney from 1971-78 and as Miami County Prosecuting Attorney from 1978-82. He also served as Miami County Attorney from 1969-99.

James was a member of the First Christian Church, Miami Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Life Member of Elks Lodge and Indiana University Alumnae Association.

He loved his lake home on Lake Maxinkuckee, where he spent tiime with his family. He was a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and friend to all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Constance Hurst Grund; a son, Jeffrey [Karen] Grund of Carmel; a daughter, Jane [Fred] Allen of Winamac; six grandchildren: Jama [Andrew] Lidral of Iowa, Judge James [Shawna] Grund of Peru, Kama K. Grund, James D. Grund of Carmel, Bradferd [Meghan] Allen of Winamac and Drew J. Allen of Mary Esther, Fla.; and eight great-grandchildren: Joseph, Hannah and Erin Lidral, Mallori and Maci Grund and Addison and Chase Allen.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Hurst Grund; and a sister, Maxine Dice.

Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 29 at the Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home in Peru. Burial with a military service by the Miami County Military Rites Team followed at the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Miami County Military Rites Team or the First Christian Church.

(Pulaski County Journal - Nov. 28, 2012)







James Arthur Grund was born to Arthur Grund and Charlotte Crismond Grund on January 8, 1919 in Logansport, Indiana. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Constance Hurst Grund. He served in the United States Air Force during WWII from 1941-1945.


James graduated from Peru High School in 1938. He attended the University of Michigan where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He then graduated from lndiana University Law School in 1949. He practiced law with his father-in-law, Hurd J. Hurst in the Hurst and Grund Law Firm. James Hurst Grund who preceded his father in death joined his father in the Grund and Grund Law Firm.

He was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court in Indiana. He served as Peru City Judge from 1960-1968. He served as Deputy Miami County Prosecuting Attorney from 1971-1978. He served as Miami County Prosecuting Attorney from 1978-1982. He also served as Miami County Attorney from 1969-1999.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, Miami County Bar Association, lndiana State Bar Association, Life Member of Elks Lodge, and lndiana University Alumnae Association.

He loved his lake home on Lake Maxinkuckee where he spent time with his family. He was a wonderful, husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, and friend to all who knew him.

Also surviving is one son, Jeffrey (Karen) Grund, Carmel; one daughter, Jane (Fred) Allen, Winamac. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Jama (Andrew) Lidral, Iowa; Judge James (Shawna) Grund, Peru, Kama K. Grund, James D. Grund, Carmel, Bradferd (Meghan) Allen, Winamac, and Drew J. Allen, Mary Esther, Florida. Surviving also are eight great-grandchildren, Joseph, Hannah, and Erin Lidral, Mallori and Maci Grund, and Addison and Chase Allen.

He was preceded in death by one son, James Hurst Grund; and sister, Maxine Dice.

Funeral will be at 1:30 a.m., Monday, October 29, 2012 in the Funeral Home, with Pastor George McCarty officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery. Millitary service by the Miami County Military Rites Team.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 28, 2012 in the Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to The Miami County Military Rites Team and or the First Christian Church. - Saturday, October 27, 2012 Peru Tribune

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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