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Obituary for David Bruce Gruman

David Gruman, age 62, of Dover, TN passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Dave was born in Brookfield, WI on November 12, 1957. He graduated from Brookfield Central High School in 1975. David married Tammy in 1982. He worked for over 25 years for Gruman Construction, Inc. of New Berlin, WI. He retired to Dover, TN in 2012, where he enjoyed time with many friends. Although “retired”, Dave soon found himself happily working for Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency. “Grandpa Big” enjoyed visiting his grandchildren and was an avid sports fan.

David is preceded in death by his parents Karen and Lawrence Gruman. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Gruman of Dover; Daughters: Heather Kohls (Matthew) of Milwaukee, WI, and Kristina Laurishke (William) of Sussex, WI; Grandchildren: Tierra, Dwight, Carlos and Faith Laurishke; and, Siblings Joel (Sharon) of Delafield, WI, Thomas (Gail) of Brookfield, WI, Robert (Makela) of Sugar Hill, GA, and Tricia Muesbeck (Dale) of Sun Prairie, WI.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Fort Donelson Memorial United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Fort Donelson Memorial United Methodist Church. Services will conclude with a luncheon at the church. Pallbearers will be Rob Gruman, Joel Gruman, Dale Muesbeck, William Lauriske, Matt Kohls, and Tom Gruman. Honorary pallbearer will be his grandson, Dwight Lauishke.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are appreciated in the care of Anglin Funeral Home, P.O. Box 100, Dover, TN, 37058.