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Eleanor M. Gromen

Eleanor M. Gromen, 98, of Parma, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Pleasant View Care Center. She was born August 14, 1915 in Lorain, to William F. Wirsch and Clotilde (nee Schaub) Wirsch.

She leaves behind her children, Barb (Ed) Barrett of Brunswick, Bill (Evie) Gierke of Parma, Gary (Kay) Gierke of Rockledge, Florida and Sue (Steve) George of Litchfield; she also leaves 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her first husband, Clifford W. Gierke and her second husband, Jack Gromen; parents, William and Clotilde Wirsch; brother and sister, William Wirsch and Carolyn Crouse; and grandson, Kenny Gierke.

Funeral Service will be Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11 A.M. at Parma Lutheran Church, 5280 Broadview Rd., Parma, with Rev. Donald Frantz II officiating. Burial will be at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, Cleveland. Friends may visit at the Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Rd., Parma, (440) 842-7800, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parma Lutheran Church, 5280 Broadview Road, Parma, OH 44134.