PVT Edward L. Gruezke was born 20 May 1919 in Dearborn, Michigan to Otto Henry and Mary (Kupkowski) Gruezke. The family farmed. On 28 Sep 1937 he married Kathleen Fourn.
Edward went into military service in March 1944. He was trained as a rifleman and sent to Europe. He was transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry on 10 Oct 1944. PVT Gruezke was killed in action on 3 Dec 1944.
PVT Gruezke was repatriated in 1949 and was buried in the Marble Park Cemetery in Milan, Michigan. We don't know what became of Kathleen.