Dan Grewe’s family ties to Monte Cristo go back to the ‘teen years of the 20th century and the Boston-American Mining Company. He was a friendly, outgoing, and energetic fellow, always interested in what was happening. We will miss him, especially at our winter socials. -David Cameron
Dan Charles Grewe
Dan Charles Grewe entered this world April 15, 1921 at the family home, Arlington, Washington and left June 11, 2013 at the family home, Arlington, Washington. He was 92. Dan graduated from Arlington High School in 1939 and attended Skagit Valley Community College. He spent his entire life in Arlington doing what he loved, maintaining his family’s legacy, Valley Gem Farms. Dan will be remembered for his love of trees and tractors, not to mention his ’57 pick-up with the green shag carpet.
Dan is survived by children, Ruth (Frank) Gonzales and Roy (Gina) Grewe; grandchildren, Frank Gonzales III, Sarah Gonzales, Brandon (Kim) Grewe, Brady Grewe, Brock Grewe; sister, Janet (Mal) Swanson; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by Ellen Grewe; son, Paul; parents, Charles and Amy Grewe; brothers, Dr. Ray (Corky) Grewe and Dr. Fred (Marie) Grewe.
Per Dan’s request there will be no service. Private internment shall be at Arlington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Monte Cristo Preservation Association or The Stillaguamish Valley Pioneers are appreciated.
Source: Everett Herald, June 27, 2013.