May 29, 1923-March 28, 2014
LAKE BENTON – Services for Ralph Ervin Grenz, 90, of Verdi will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lake Benton. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be in St. John’s Immanuel Cemetery, rural Verdi. Arrangements are provided by Hartquist Funeral Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel in Lake Benton.
He died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Avera Flandreau Hospital in Flandreau, S.D.
He was born May 29, 1923, to Edward and Martha (Krause) Grenz on the family farm in Verdi Township, Lincoln County.
Survivors include his wife, Uda of Verdi; his children, Allan of Elkton, S.D., William Grenz of Verdi and Audra Hardesty of Rapid City, S.D.; and two grandchildren.