RIP John Grunkemeyer

John Clifford Grunkemeyer III, 62, of Gilbert Arizona passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 in Gilbert. John was born on July 21, 1953 in Cincinnati, Ohio to John and June (Holtmeier) Grunkemeyer, Jr.

John was a devote Catholic and was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Parish, where he sang in the choir. He worked as a certified public accountant and had a passion for skydiving, gardening, and Ohio State Buckeye and Cincinnati Bengals football.

John is survived by his wife Debra Lynn Grunkemeyer; son Timothy John Grunkemeyer; his parents John Grunkemeyer, Jr. and June Grunkemeyer; brothers Mark, Michael and Anthony Grunkemeyer and sisters Julie Hoey and Loretta Riazzi.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the scholarship/tuition fund. Donations can be made check or online. Checks can be sent to Seton Catholic Preparatory, 1150 North Dobson Road, Chandler, AZ 85225. Online at Please be sure to include the gift is in memory of John Grunkemeyer. 

RIP John