Grayson Troendle

Grayson Lynn Troendle, 17-day-old infant son of Josh and Laura Troendle of Waukon, died Sunday, December 13, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 17 from 5-7 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 7 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.
Grayson Lynn Troendle was born November 26, 2015 at Franciscan Mayo Hospital in La Crosse, WI. His short life was spent battling bravely against numerous health issues. During this time he managed to touch the lives of not only his family but the many health care workers who surrounded him. His small, active body and twinkling eyes were a strong indication of his potential creativity and personality as he interacted with those who lovingly cared for him.
Surviving family include his parents, Joshua and Laura (Haakenstad) Troendle, and his brother, Logan, of Waukon; his paternal grandparents, Paul Troendle and friend Mimi Picray of Lansing; his maternal grandparents, Lynn and Marilyn Haakenstad of Canton, MN; his paternal great-grandparents, Carol Schaefer of Lansing and Ray and Mona Shelton of Waukon; his maternal great-grandparents, Mert Fairchild of Canton, MN and Gen Haakenstad of Mabel, MN; his uncles, Justin Troendle of Waukon and Chris (Pauline) Haakenstad of Milton, WA; his aunt and godparent, Melissa (Cliff) Schnitzler of Waukon; and his godparents, Sean Larkin and Brandan and Shauna Ashbacher. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Dawn Troendle; his maternal great-grandmother, Shirley Fairchild; his maternal great-grandfather, Richard Haakenstad; and his paternal great-grandfather, Al Schaefer.
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