Retirees Association

Richard V. Grewe, 88, Director of Safety

Richard V. Grewe, 88, passed away peacefully June 14, 2019, at Trinity Nursing Home. He is preceded in death by his wife Claudine Grewe, and brothers Stanley, Douglas, and Robert Grewe.

He is survived by his first wife Betty Grewe, sister Jacqueline Raynas and children Richard (Catherine) Grewe, Christine (Bruce) Battaglia, Daniel Grewe, Anthony (Lori) Kendall, Donna (Steve) Helton, and David Grewe. Grandchildren include Steven Sharp, Sean (Rebecca) Sharp, Ericka (Dan) Gilbert, Richard Grewe, Elissa Kendall and Nicholas Kendall.

Richard Grewe was a graduate of the University of Dayton with several degrees with a culmination in a Master of Public Administration. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and an officer for the city of Oakwood. He retired from Centre College after positions of director of security at Wright State University and Copeland Corporation before returning to Sidney, where he had resided for the past 20 years.

Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Sidney, with Father Frank Amberger officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Pearl Cemetery. Donations may be made to Special Olympics or Hospice of the Miami Valley.