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Tyanna M. Gruenwald

November 22, 1981 ~ September 15, 2017 (age 35)

Tyanna M. Gruenwald, 35, of Lost Nation passed away at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City on Friday, September 15, 2017.  

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September, 19 at 10:00 a.m. at  Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lost Nation, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 18 from 4-8 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Burial will be held at the Lost Nation Cemetery. Lahey and Dawson Funeral Services of Lost Nation will be assisting the family at the time.

Tyanna Marie Smith was born on November 22, 1981 to Richard and Judy (Seivers) Smith. She graduated from Midland Community School in 2000. She continued her education at Scott Community College and Wesleyan College where she received a degree in nursing. She was very proud to be a nurse and was very good at it too. She worked as a charge nurse on the fourth floor at the University of Iowa.

 Tyanna married Cary Gruenwald in Dewitt Iowa. She enjoyed gardening, going to fairs and raising cattle. She loved caring for her twins and was so proud of them.

Those left to cherish her memories are her mother Judy Smith, husband, Cary Gruenwald, children; Drew and Annavey Gruenwald, two step-children; Hannah and Chase Gruenwald, two brothers; Jack (Lora) Smith and Jason Smith all of Lost Nation.

She is preceded in death by her father, grandma Marie Seivers, and grandmother Phyllis Smith.

Memorials may be directed to the family for a college fund for her children.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

 Service Information

September 18, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bethlehem Lutheran
Lost Nation
Lost Nation, IA 52254

Funeral Service
September 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran
Lost Nation
Lost Nation, IA 52254

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