Find missing Clara Marie Grunst!
She has been missing for over 33 years.
Clara was last seen hitchhiking to go out of state
And she was seen with an unidentified male.
Now she is gone.
Where is Clara Marie Grunst?
Find Missing Clara Marie Grunst!
Find Missing Clara Marie Grunst! Clara Marie Grunst has been missing since October 9, 1984. She is missing from Joplin, Missouri. Clara Marie Grunst is classified as an endangered missing person. Her year of birth is 1963. At the time of her disappearance, Clara was 21 years old. Her current age is 54 years old. Clara Marie Grunst is a Caucasian female. Her hair is blonde and her eyes are blue. She is described as 5’3″ to 5’6″ tall and 118 pounds at the time of her disappearance. When she was last seen, Clara was wearing
reddish-brown pants and a white shirt with a floral waistband. She wore blue sneakers, a Timex watch with a blue band, and a silver ring.
Clara Marie Grunst wears eyeglasses. They have large light beige plastic frames. She has pierced ears and a red birthmark on her navel. And she has a tattoo of the name “Jeff” below her left elbow. Grunst’s CB radio handles are Blondie, Blue Eyes and Missouri Sunshine. Her spine is deformed from scoliosis.
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Clara Marie Grunst was last believed to be hitchhiking from Joplin, Missouri. She wanted to travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was last seen in the vicinity of Interstate 44 and Highway 43 in Joplin. This is when she got into a truck driven by a man from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Grunst was living in Milwaukee at the time and looking for work there. She made a call from a Pittsburg, Kansas pay phone at 11:40 a.m. on October 9, 1984, the day after she left Joplin. She has never been heard from again.
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Grunst’s mother stated her daughter loved traveling and hitchhiked frequently at the time of her 1984 disappearance. When she left Joplin she was carrying a large sum of money and a brand new, expensive suede coat, both of them gifts from her brother, so her mother theorizes Grunst was robbed. Police identified and questioned the truck driver last known to be with her, and he reportedly gave inconsistent statements, but there was insufficient evidence to file charges against anyone. Grunst has previously visited truck stops in Wisconsin, California and Canada. Her mother believes she is dead.
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Clara Marie Grunst has been missing for over 33 years. Her mother, for one, is fearing the worst. IT sounds like she got around a lot. IT is unclear if she left of her own accord or not. And it’s unclear if she went willingly with the unidentified male or not. But it’s likely that something happened to her. And this unidentified male may have critical information that can lead to the whereabouts of Clara Grunst. Her loved ones are going through a nightmare that has lasted well over three decades. They need, want, and deserve answers. Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Clara Marie Grunst? Do you have information concerning the unidentified male who she was last seen with? Do you have information concerning any other person (s) who may be involved in her disappearance?
If you have any information about this case, please contact the Newton County Sheriff’s Office at: (417) 451-8300. Or you may contact the
Missouri State Highway Patrol Toll-Free Telephone Line at: (800) 877-3452. The Missing Persons Unit provides a toll-free hotline for parents, law enforcement agencies or others to provide information about missing and unidentified persons.
The above information can be found on Clara Marie Grunst’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.
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