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Randolph O. Grunden

Randolph Owen Grunden, 83, English, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at his home.
Born Jan. 7, 1931, in Crawford County, he was the son of the late Earl and Katherine Bunch Grunden.
He first owned Grunden Hardware in Marengo and then English Hardware for a total of 50 years, was involved in the VFW and soil and water conservation and was a former member of the Crawford County Community School Corp. Board of Trustees.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Warden Grunden; two sisters, Maxine Cook and Onieda Grunden; and two granddaughters, Paula Vaught and Phylicia Vaught on Aug. 25, 2014.
Survivors include his wife, the former Ruth L. Bowman; five children, Robin Moon of Marengo, Ramona Allen of Hardinsburg, Roberta Vaught of Milltown, Renita Grunden of Paoli and Richard Grunden of North Dakota; two brothers, Phillip Grunden and Victor Grunden; three sisters, Imogene Borden, Wilma McCalla and Thelma Wright; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Sunday, Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Dillman-Green Funeral Home in Marengo.
Funeral: Monday, Dec. 22, at 11 a.m. at Marengo United Methodist Church with burial in Mather’s Chapel in English.

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