GRUNWALD, Werner Rudolph Age 82, of Centerville, OH, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2017. Werner was born to the late Benno Grunwald and Elsa Grunwald on September 3, 1935, in Mapes North Dakota. He attended the University of Missouri (BS, MS) and also served in the United States Army. Werner retired from the Mead Corporation after 28 years. He is preceded in death by brothers George and Claus. Werner is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Erika (Zapfe); son, Erwin (Julie); daughters, Karen Shields (Tim) and Elizabeth Schoettler (Ralph); nine grandchildren; brother, Hubert Grunwald; sisters-in-law Liane Grunwald and Jan Grunwald; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family will be greeting family and friends from 11am12:00pm on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Tobias Funeral Home, 5471 Far Hills Ave. A service will be held at 12:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ohio's Hospice of Dayton. Condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family at

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