Stephen Gronke

Obituary of Stephen Henry Gronke

Stephen Henry Gronke, age 29, our most humble, kind and young spirited son, passed away on January 28, 2020. Stephen was born April 18, 1990 in San Antonio, TX. He came into this life with a bang to his parents being born with the most severe form of Spina Bifida. He beat all the odds his parents were told about. He was known for his love of family and his friends. He loved participating in Special Olympics events, especially cycling, bowling and bocce ball. He loved old school video games, country music and anything Disney. He participated in Goodwill Industries STARS program which assisted him with daily function, life and social skills after High School. He was definitely an Angel to us on earth and we know he is our Angel in Heaven. You are forever in our hearts; we love you forever, sweet Stephen. Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February, 8th, 2pm at Forest Ridge Memorial Park Chapel, 8525 Mid Cities Blvd. North Richland Hills, Texas, 76182. lieu of flowers people can either donate to his funeral expenses or to the following Charity: Spina Bifida Association of North Texas (SBANT) 801 Ave H, East Ste 101 Arlington, TX 76011 Online donations can be made to Stephen is survived by his loving parents, Robert John Gronke and Beverly LaNell Napper, Mother’s family: Grandparents, James and Rebecca Bond, Uncle and Aunt Robert & Tracy Napper, Aunt Stephanie Napper, Aunt & Uncle Sherry & Jeff Webb, Aunt Katryna Welk, Aunt and Uncle Christine & Mark Odom, Father’s family: Aunt & Uncle Linda & Bill Millman, Uncle James Gronke, Uncle & Aunt Garry Gronke and Sandy Hebert and Uncle Gregg Gronke Also, Cousins from both families, Matthew Webb, Harrison Napper, Carson Napper, Hayley Webb, Nora Napper, Lucas Napper, Beau Napper, Starla Napper, Bronson Napper, Bryan Gronke, Kathy Gladcowski, Elizabeth Dries-Millman, Lynn Millman, and Erin Millman He is preceded by his Grandfather, Philip Napper, Grandparents Henry & Laverne Gronke, Uncle Steven Sherba, Great Grandparents, Robert & Doris Spurrier, Great Aunt and Uncle, Nell and Kelly Pinson.

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Forest Ridge Funeral Home Memorial Park Chapel
8525 Mid Cities Blvd
North Richland Hills, Texas, United States
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