Dorothea Grupp

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We are saddened to announce the passing of Dorothea Grupp (nee Braunke) on April 27th at the age of 80 at Grand River Hospital, KW Campus, Kitchener.


Born September 16, 1940 in Poland to the late Otto and Eugenie Braunke.  Survived by her loving husband Werner of over 62 years.  Dear mother of Michael.  Cherished grandmother of Robert (fiancée Alandra) Grupp and Sarah Grupp, deeply missed by Susan Grupp. She will be fondly remembered by her sister Rosemarie (John) Czerwinski, of Lion’s Head; brother-in-law Walter (Maria) Grupp, of Kitchener,  Sisters-in-law Elfriede, Irmgard, Doris and Erika, all of Germany.   Predeceased by sister-in-law Gudrun Steinhilber.


Dorothea was a longtime, faithful member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Kitchener.  She was active in many of the women’s groups and especially enjoyed working in the kitchen preparing meals for seniors.  She loved the task of cutting up the vegetables and became affectionately known as the ‘salad lady’.  Her presence there will be missed.


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 2 p.m. Family and friends are invited to view the livestream and recording of the service at  A private family interment will immediately follow the service at Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener.


Condolences for the family and donations to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or Lutheran World Relief may be arranged by contacting the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. St., Waterloo at or 519-745-8445.


A special thank you to the entire staff at Bankside Terrace, Kitchener and the 8th Floor Nursing Unit of Grand River Hospital, KW Campus for all their dedication, love and support given to Dorothea.