Eileen V. Granum
Eileen V. "Snuff" (Mrs. Harry) Granum, age 93, of Faribault, died on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at District One Hospital, Faribault.
Funeral services will be at First English Lutheran Church, Faribault, on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Richard L. Jorgensen officiating. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.
Visitation will be held at First English Lutheran Church on Saturday for one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are with the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault.
Eileen V., the daughter of Guy and Dorothy (Martin) Simpson, was born on February 22, 1919 in Ontario, Canada. She graduated from Faribault High School. During her senior year, Eileen won a contest to change the name of the Faribault High School sports teams with her entry of the "Faribault Falcons." Eileen married Harry E. Granum on August 18, 1940 in Iowa, and he preceded her in death on May 13, 1995. She was previously employed by Ochs Department Store, Payant Drug Store and as a cook for the Faribault Public School lunch program. Eileen was very creative and used her talents to add bling to the many special wood and stained glass projects that she and Harry crafted together.
She is survived by two daughters, Sandy Garin of Minneapolis and Marsha (and Tom) Pluemer of Burnsville; five grandchildren, Kelly (and Ed) Vigil, Christopher (and Lenni) Garin, Andrew Garin, Missy Shouler (and J.P. Armstrong) and Joshua (and Danielle) Pluemer; five great grandchildren, Taylor Garin, Bren and Sean Vigil and Jaxon and Mason Armstrong; one sister in law, Mardy Saufferer of Faribault; one niece, Kari (and Scott) Boldt of Faribault; one nephew, Scott Saufferer of San Diego, CA; and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harry; one brother, William "Bill" Saufferer; and one niece, Nancy Quinnell.
Name: Greg Anderson
Date: Wednesday October 31, 2012
Snuff and my Aunt Vi were good friends. You have my sympathy. I will be sure to pass the word on to Vi and her family.