Don K. Grueser

   Don K. Grueser, 84 of Racine, Ohio, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at home following a short battle with heart disease.
   He was born January 27, 1937 in Pomeroy, Ohio son of the late Kelly and Carrie Grueser.  He graduated from Pomeroy High School in 1955.  After high school he worked at the Ohio Pallet Co. for a short time before moving to Moundsville to word for AEP.  When Kaiser Aluminum opened and started hiring, he started there in 1958 and worked there until 1975.  He quit Kaiser in 1975 due to the death of his father and the need to run the family business full time.  As time went on, he saw the need for a ready mix concrete company in our county, so in 1984 he started the Forest Run Ready Mix.  Until two weeks ago, he was at the business working every day.
   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet "Suzie" Grueser.
   He is survived by two sisters, Marcia (Stacy) Arnold and Jane Harris both of Pomeroy; a brother-in-law, Larry Heines; two daughters, Kim (Keith) Romine and Jody (George) Gum of Hemlock Grove; two sons, Kelly (Tamara) Grueser of Pomeroy and Sean (Kim) Grueser of Racine; grandchildren, Adam Phillips, Brandon Grueser, Cameron Grueser and Baylee Grueser.
   Also surviving are nephews, Brent (Denise) Arnold, Randy (Dawna) Arnold, DA (Michelle) Harris all of Pomeroy and nieces, Jennifer Lynch of North Carolina, Kristen (Keith) Blackledge of Heath, Ohio, Tracy Heines of Pomeroy and Molly (Jeffrey) Schoengarth of Colorado Springs, CO.
   As per his wishes there will be no viewing or funeral services.  In lieu of flowers please donate in his memory to : a fire department of your choice or to RACO, PO box 66, Racine, OH 45771 to establish a scholarship.
   Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home.

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