Terri (McClellan) Grunewald, 61, of Howards Grove passed away on June 14, 2021 at Pine Haven Christian Home in Sheboygan Falls after battling early onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Born on July 4, 1959 in Milwaukee, WI, she was the first born to Max McClellan and Kathleen (Jackle) Ringel. Terri graduated from Howards Grove High School with the class of 1977. She then went on to Lakeshore Technical College, and ultimately earned her Bachelors in Nursing from Concordia. Terri devoted her life to helping others and worked for 37 years in various nursing positions.
Terri had a profound impact on the lives of so many. She was a kind, loving, and giving person. Terri adored her grandchildren and was a devoted mother. She had a passion for music, quilting, and crafting.
Terri is survived by her 3 children, Jeff (Jamie) Grunewald, Stacy (TJ) Milbrath, Stephanie Grunewald; 6 Grandchildren, Braden, Grace and Emerie Grunewald; Keaton, McCoy and Maddox Milbrath; Mother and Stepfather, Kathleen (Ken) Ringel; Siblings, Linda (Leo) Guajardo, Michael (Elena) McClellan, Julie McClellan, Mark (Jenny) McClellan, Kelly Kaat, Matt (Ker) McClellan, Jeni (Steve) Zehnder, Rob (Jayne) Ringel, Tammy Ringel, Laura Lee Wright; many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Terri was preceded in death by her father, Max McClellan; brother-in-law, Roger Kaat and brother Bryant Ringel.
A memorial service will take place on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM at Zimmer Westview Funeral & Cremation Care Center, W2132 Garton Rd. Sheboygan, with Pastor Jon MacDonald officiating. Family and friends are welcome to visit on Friday, June 18, 2021 from 3:00 PM until the time of service at the FUNERAL HOME.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Pine Haven Christian Home and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their loving care and support. We are so appreciative and wish to thank all of the family and friends who visited or sent Terri cards, gifts, flowers, and words of encouragement during her illness.
While our hearts are heavy with the loss of this incredible person, we take solace in knowing Terri is at peace with the Lord.