Robbie “Rob” Charles Grundmeier, 65, of Carroll, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Carroll with Pastor Ryan Roehrig officiating. Music for the service will be Abe Batten as organist and Briee Roehrig as soloist.
Visitation will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church from 1-2:45 p.m. Sunday prior to the service.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for the family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com.
Rob was born on Feb. 20, 1957, in Manning, Iowa and was the son of Robert and Betty (Stuhr) Grundmeier. He grew up in Manning where he graduated from high school in 1975. He was married to Joleen “Jo” Vonnahme on Aug. 18, 1978, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Mount Carmel. He worked for Drees Plumbing and Heating and Badding Construction before working at the Office Stop for many years. He also drove truck for Arcadia Limestone and was the cook at SunnyBrook Assisted Living. In retirement, Rob enjoyed driving school bus for Carroll Community Schools.
Rob enjoyed music and played in various bands over the years, including Axis, Jukebox and Promise. He played bass guitar, and he was on the worship team at Grace Christian Fellowship. He enjoyed going to Mexico and was an aviation enthusiast. He loved to fish with his two sons, but most of all he loved to spend time with his family.
Rob is survived by his wife: Jo, of Carroll; his two sons: Christopher and Daniel, both of Carroll; his mother: Betty Grundmeier, of Carroll; two brothers: Brian Grundmeier (Connie Meyer) of Carroll and Todd Grundmeier of Carroll; his in-laws: Jerry Vonnahme of Washington, Iowa, Denny Vonnahme (Cherri) of Ogden, Duane “Dewey” Vonnahme (Joni) of Carroll, Carol Gortmaker (Al) of Sussex, Wisconsin, and Karen Derner (Dale) of Carroll; and several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many good friends.
He was preceded in death by his father: Robert Grundmeier; his father- and mother-in-law: Vernon “Andy” Vonnahme and Sally Vonnahme; sister-in-law Carol Vonnahme; and brother-in-law Kevin Schreck.