Melody Rose Grusha

Jan 5, 2020
Grusha, Melody 2


10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel 


5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel and also one hour before the service.


Waterloo Cemetery


may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice 2101 Kimball Ave # 401, Waterloo, IA 50702.


Melody Rose Grusha, 65, of Waterloo, died Sunday, January 5, 2020 at MercyOne Medical Center-Waterloo of cancer.  She was born June 12, 1954 in Waterloo the daughter of Milton and Rosemary Curtis Henderson.  She was a 1972 graduate of Independence High School.

She married Nicholas Grusha on October 17, 1975 in Independence.

Survived by: her husband, Nick of Waterloo; one son, Matthew (Margaret) Grusha of Austin, Texas; one daughter, Cara (Dean) Conroy of Waterloo; two grandchildren, Brianna and Myles Conroy of Waterloo; her mother, Rosemary Shelton of Independence; one sister, Diana Aldrich of Independence; one brother, Steve Henderson of Savannah, Georgia; three nieces, Tina (Robert) Peterson, Nikki (Tom) Thompson, Jessica (Noe) Sanchez all of Independence and one nephew, Michael Willard of Independence.

Preceded in death by: her father and stepfather, Earl Shelton.


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  1. Sue Brown | Jan 08, 2020
    Sending my thoughts and prayers to all of Melody's family. So sorry to hear of your loss.  "Class of 1972".  🙏
  2. Dixie Hansen | Jan 08, 2020
    I didn't know Melody but I know her family- Tina (Robert) Peterson, Nikki (Tom) Thompson & their families. Prayers for all who loved her.
  3. Susan Kruckenberg | Jan 07, 2020
    Rest in peace Melody. You are one of the best! Condolences to your family.
  4. Karmin Fernau | Jan 07, 2020

    Nick and family-

    Thinking and praying for all of you at this time of loss. With deepest sympathy.


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