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Prudence F. Gruenberg

STERLING – Prudence F. Gruenberg, 92, formerly of Monroe and Beloit, Wis., died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling.

She was born May 16, 1920, in Monroe, the daughter of Edwin E. and Martha (Boeck) Wolf. She married Wesley Hasse in 1936. She later married Gerhardt Gruenberg in 1946. She had lived in Monroe for about 69 years, and about 3 years in Beloit before moving to Coventry Living Center. She was a member of St. John Evangelical Reformed Church, currently St. John United Church of Christ, in Monroe, and Moose Lodge 754.

Prudence sold Avon products. She enjoyed playing cards, dancing, and cooking.

Survivors include her son, Dennis Hasse of Beloit; daughter, Martha J. Lamm of Rock Falls; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerhardt; son, David Gruenberg; three brothers, Quinton, Russell, and Kermit Wolf; and sister, Lovedy Love.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by the funeral at 11 a.m., Monday at Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home, 1455 Mansion Drive and 18th Avenue, Monroe, with the Rev. Alan Campbell officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Monroe.

A memorial has been established to Hospice of the Rock River Valley.

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