Carol Alice Grochow Nuwash, age 87, of Silver Lake, Minnesota passed away on Saturday, October 22,
2022 at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, MN.
She was born on January 3, 1935 in Brownton, MN, the daughter of Richard and Lillian (Henschel)
Carol was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton, MN.
She graduated from Brownton High School in 1952 and enjoyed participating in choir, band and
other activities. After graduation, Carol worked for the Glencoe Telephone Company.
On August 13, 1956, Carol Grochow and John Nuwash were joined in holy marriage at The Little
Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. God blessed their marriage with three children.
Carol and Jack raised their children on the Nuwash family farm north of Silver Lake, MN. For over 20
years she worked at 3M in Hutchinson. She was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver
Lake. Carol had belonged to the McLeod County Homemakers, the Red Hat Society, and the
McLeod County Historical Society.
Carol most enjoyed spending time with her family. She also enjoyed traveling, photography, painting,
antiquing, collecting jewelry, garage saling, genealogy, and polka music. Carol and Jack were fond of
spending their winters in Edinburg, Texas, for more than twenty years, where they had many friends.
Left to cherish her memory are three children: Kathryn (Greg) Palmquist of Grantsburg, Wisconsin,
Robert Nunvar of Silver Lake and Bruce (Rebecca) Nuwash of Chariton, Iowa; nine grandchildren:
Anne Palmquist, Carl (Savannah) Palmquist and Claire (Nathan) Palmquist Heimstead; Ivy, Lily and
Anton Nunvar; Courtney Duin (Travis), Brittany (Rory) Engels and Hillary (Aaron) Cooper; three
great grandchildren: Talia and Holden Engels and Nolan Cooper; and a sister: Janet Beilke of Glencoe.
She is preceded in death by her husband Jack Nuwash; her parents: Richard and Lillian Grochow; her
siblings: Wallace (Marjorie), Willard, Ray, Roy, and Norman Grochow; and her sister-in-law Geraldine
(Alvin) Dobis of Hibbing.
Private Family Graveside services for Carol Nuwash will be held on Sunday, November 27th at 11:00 A.M. at the Bohemian National Cemetery.
Memorials to The Nuwash family may be sent c/o P.O. Box 257, Silver Lake, MN 55381
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake is serving the family.