Winifred Rae GRUAR (née Patterson)

Passed away peacefully at Warrnambool on September 17, 2021.

Aged 93 years

Loving wife of Frederick (dec.).

Loved mother and mother-in-law of David and Beryl,

Jeff and Margaret (dec.), Lindsay and Diane,

Joan (dec.) and Lindsay, Margaret and Mike,

Christine and David, Murray and Wendy.

Adored Nana to 17 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

No Longer in our lives to share

But in our hearts you will always be remembered

Mum and dad reunited in God’s care

Private funeral and burial due to current restrictions.

Funeral Notice



  1. I had the pleasure for 2 years to look after Win, beautiful lady, so sorry for your loss

    Wendy dawson September 22, 2021
  2. Christine and David so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Our thoughts and love to you both at this very difficult time.
    Love Josie and Rex

    Josephiene Mathison September 22, 2021
  3. My sincere condolences to your family at this time, made more difficult during COVID times. Please know that I hold you all in my thoughts, particularly those who cannot attend the funeral in person to grieve and celebrate Winifred’s life together, such as my cousins Michelle, James and Sophie. Please know that your family is supported, even from a distance.
    It is a lovely funeral service.

    Barbara Wolfenden September 21, 2021
  4. Deepest sympathy to Jeff,Simon and Phillip and all the Gruar families, their children and grand children at this sad time

    Kathleen Rob and family

    Kathleen McGifford September 21, 2021
  5. Sending much love and sympathy to the Gruar family on the passing of Winnie. 💐
    Big hugs to Jeff, Simon and Philip

    Elana Vanlier September 20, 2021
  6. Our deepest sympathies are extended to the Gruar Family on the passing of Winnie. Thinking of you all at this sad time. 💐💕
    Dear friend of Bryan and Eileen Thomas (both deceased) and family.

    Jane Paton September 20, 2021
  7. The family of Joe & Gertie Osborn (both dec) extend to the all the Gruar family, their very deepest sympathies on the passing of Winnie.
    Winnie was a good friend to the Osborn family and a much loved Mother in Law to Margaret (dec).
    You are all in our hearts at this sad time 💞💞
    Reunited with Fred & Joan 💖

    Veronica Williams September 19, 2021