Fern Grund & Grund Law Offices , James A. Grund
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.|