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BC: We all love you, dearly!! -your family-

FC: Carolyn Maxine McLain Gronlund March 17th,

2: 7/20/1926 to 11/1980 Teddy was born and raised in Superior, AZ. He played football in high school then became an airplane pilot in the service. He was stationed in the Aleutians in WW11. Teddy married Carolyn McLain in a chapel on base in Amarillo, TX. After the war, they moved to Claypool where Teddy continued his airplane training and they had a son Carl Frederick in 1947. Later he owned his own plane. He bought a service station in Superior, AZ and moved to a home on Ray Road. They had a daughter named Catherine Maxine in 1949. Later he became a diamond driller for Norman Nassik and eventually worked for Magma Copper. They moved out to a 100 acre ranch located just outside of Superior, AZ.

3: Oscar Theodore Gronlund

7: Born 10/28/1947 in Claypool., AZ. His parents moved to Superior, AZ within a year where he grew up. In high school, Fred boarded horses and burros and restored a Model A. He attended NAU and then returned to Superior and married Jacquelyn Ellen May in 1968. They had a son Carl Oscar Gronlund. Fred was drafted into the Army and spent a year in Vietnam working in communications. He was stationed in New Jersey where they had their second son, Christopher Frederick. After the service, they moved to Oracle Junction and had two more children: David Andrew and Carrie Ellen. They moved to Oracle, AZ in 1977 and Fred built a two story house. Fred worked for Magma Copper mine in San Manuel. | Carl Frederick Gronlund

9: Born January 4th, 1949 in Superior, AZ where she grew up and lived most of her life. She learned to play the clarinet, piano, and bassoon. She played for the school and church for many years. She married Jon Kraps and had two sons: David Erik and Shaun Douglas. She graduated from ASU and taught school in Superior until she retired in 2010. While teaching she tried her hand at cattle ranching for a few years at the Gronlund ranch. | Catherine Maxine Gronlund

11: Carl, Chris, David, & Carrie Gronlund Erik & Doug Kraps

12: Carl ('68) , Ambur ('74), Tineka , Levi, Hope, Jacob ('00) & Hannah ('03) Gronlund Born July 5th in Superior, AZ, Carl grew up in Oracle, AZ and later moved to Washington and has a service station in Wilbur where he is raising his family. Carl married Cathy Logsdon and had Tineka, Levi & Hope. He later married Ambur Edwards, an RN, and had Jacob & Hannah.

14: Chris ('71), Sheree ('71), Shane ('02), Brett ('06), & Rashel ('09) Gronlund

15: Born September 9th, 1971 in New Jersey, Chris moved as a small child to AZ where he grew up in Oracle. He ran track & cross country and wrestled in high school. Chris graduated from the U of A with a finance degree. and married Sheree Perry, also a graduate from the U of A in computer engineering. They moved to Sonoita, AZ and had 3 children.

17: David ('73) & Lori ('72) Gronlund. Born November 20th, 1973, David Andrew was born in Tucson and grew up in Oracle, AZ. He married Lori Lynn Lipke , a graduate of the University of Phoenix. that spent her career in management with Honeywell. David became an electrical engineer and a mechanical engineer. He spent much of his time racing motorcycles and they began a racing club and designed race courses.

18: Dan ('76), Carrie ('77), Daniel ('99)& Abigail ('02) McClafferty

19: Born July 13th, 1977, Carrie Ellen Gronlund grew up in Oracle, AZ. She graduated from the U of A with a degree in accounting. She married Daniel Clark McClafferty and they had 2 children: Daniel Carl and Abigail Ellen. Dan worked for the Border Patrol. They lived in AZ, NM, and MD. Carrie was a stay at home mom, periodically working as an accountant. She was a runner, entering several trail run races and marathons.

22: Erik, Lisa, Kstlyn, & Marissa Kraps

26: Oscar, Ida, Teddy, & Margie Gronlund

27: Oscar & Ida Gronlund

29: Albin, Wyne, Larry & Johm Strom

32: Margie, Terri, Chris & Randi Ellen

35: Randi Ellen Cogburn

43: At the Gronlund Ranch...

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