John Gertenrich Jr. ’53

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

John Gertenrich Jr. ’53 died October 8, 2016 in Urbandale. After graduating from Waldorf, John spent two years at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., where he minored in physics and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics. After serving in the US Army and receiving his Master of Arts degree from the University of South Dakota, John began his long tenure at Grand View University in Des Moines. To many he was, and will always be, “Coach.” John is survived by his two daughters, two foster daughters, three grandchildren and five foster grandchildren.

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