Joseph Conrad Gruener, 52, passed away Monday April 8, 2019 at his home after a tragic accident. He was born on March 16, 1967 in Morristown, New Jersey to the late Herbert and Theresa (Dallen) Gruener. Joe graduated from Eminence High School in 1985, and married Christina Hoskins on May 25, 1996. He worked as a process engineer at Heartland Automotive in Greencastle.
Joe loved spending time with his friends, family and his grandchildren. In his free time he enjoyed woodworking, camping, and fishing. He was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Debra Gruener.
Wife: Christina Gruener, Knightsville, Indiana
Son: Josh (Alexis) Hoskins, Brazil, Indiana
Daughter: Katrina Gruener, Mooresville, Indiana
Brothers: Jeff (Chari) Gruener, Brazil, Indiana
Bill (Debbie) Gruener, Cloverdale, Indiana
Jim (Penny) Gruener, Gosport, Indiana
Bob (Valerie) Gruener, Fillmore, Indiana
John Gruener, Indianapolis, Indiana
Sister: Beth (Ron) Clodfelter, Rockville, Indiana
Grandchildren: Sophia Mae Hoskins and Jamison Joseph Hoskins
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday April, 12, 2019 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil. The family will accept friends for visitation on Friday from 4:00 P.M. until the time of service.