Claude Moldenhauer, Former Vice President of Produce and Floral, Passes Away at 76

Claude Moldenhauer, Former Vice President of Produce and Floral, Passes Away at 76

The retail industry has lost one of its own with the passing of Claude Moldenhauer, Kroger's former Vice President of Produce and Floral. Claude served at Kroger for 38 prosperous years, helping to build Kroger's strong foundation and message, before retiring in 1999.

Before joining Kroger, Claude attended the University of Minnesota where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration, followed by a Masters of Business Degree from the University of Toledo.

Always an active member of his community, Claude was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greensboro while also serving on the University of Georgia Agriculture Board, as President of the Reynolds Plantation Men's Club, and as Public Relations Manager for Greene County Habitat for Humanity. He also had a passion for golf, tennis, boating and physical fitness.

With his passing, Claude leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Diane Moldenhauer; two daughters, Julie M. King and Lynda S. Hawk; son, Jeff Moldenhauer; sister, Wanda Templin, and his loving seven grandchildren, four nieces, a nephew, and beloved dog, Betsy.

His family has announced that Claude's funeral will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church, South Campus, 4741 Carey Station Road, Greensboro, GA, 30642 with Rev. Mike Morgan and Pastor Merry Grayson officiating the ceremony.

Mourners are also encouraged to attend his celebration of life gathering in Loveland, Ohio.

According to his obituary, donations in his memory can be made to the Greene County Habitat for Humanity or The Alzheimer's Association.

AndNowUKnow would like to offer our heartfelt sympathies to Claude's family and friends. He will certainly be missed.