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Perry Grund

Perry Grund Sept. 17, 1964 - Jan. 2, 2014

NORTHFIELD - Perry Grund, age 49 of Northfield, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 2, 2014 while at work in rural Northfield. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, January 7th at the Bierman Funeral Home in Northfield with visitation from 12 noon until the time of Services.

Perry Steven Grund was born September 17, 1964 in Redwood Falls, MN son of Raymond and Shirly (Stadther) Grund. He was raised in Lake Lillian and Atwater area and attended Atwater High School. Following school he worked for Jim Johnson on his farm near Litchfield. In 1989 he moved to Northfield when he began working for Holden Farms in their turkey division.

On August 19, 1989 he was united in marriage to Tonda Marie Chapman making their home in Northfield where they raised their two children. Perry enjoyed trips up north for fishing and camping, and watching Vikings football. In more recent years he and Tonda traveled on their motorcycles to Michigan, South Dakota, northern Minnesota, and Canada. They had plans to travel to Alaska this coming August to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.

Perry Grund is survived by his wife Tonda; son Cody of Northfield; daughter Heather Grund and special friend Tanner Hanson of Atwater; grandson Austin Hanson; father Raymond Grund of Atwater; mother Shirley Friehl of Atwater; brothers Scott (Madrene) Grund of Hatton, ND, Rick Grund of Renville, Troy (Michele) Grund of Northfield; sisters Kathy Grund of Willmar, Cindy (Richard) Kolodziejski of Blaine; parents-in-law Ray (Carol) Chapman of Sunburg, MN; brothers-in-law Tracy (Jennifer) Chapman of Pennock, MN and Tyson Chapman of Willmar. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and step-father Harold Friehl.

Arrangements by the Bierman Funeral Home of Northfield.