Mildred Juanita “Nita” Grusendorf passed away the morning of May 7, 2018 at the age of 93.  Nita was born July 8, 1924 in Kansas.

Nita is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Allen.  She is survived by her son, Gary and her daughter-in-law, Cheryl Grusendorf; as well as her daughter, Penny and son-in-law, Bob Burger.  Nita has four grandchildren, Brent and Tiffenie Grusendorf and Dale and Randy Burger; and five great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Conlon and Matt, Will, Elin, and Riley Burger.

Nita moved from Texas to Tempe, Arizona in 1961 with her husband, Allen and family.  Shortly afterward, she opened “Nita’s Fabrics” and later obtained her real estate license to assist in selling the homes Allen built.

She will be greatly missed.  In celebration of her life, a viewing and service will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home, 7900 E. Main Street, Mesa, Arizona on Friday, May 18, 2018 beginning at 11:00 am.