Obit: Grassman, Richard Robert #2 (1923 - 2007)

Contact:  Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Grassman, Kurth, Langrehr, Johnson, Sedlar, Thundercloud, Hillert

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, WI.) May 16, 2007

Grassman, Richard Robert (February 16, 1923 - May 9, 2007)

Richard Grassman, age 84, of Marshfield, formerly of Granton, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007 at his home.

Richard Robert Grassman was born on Feb. 16, 1923 in the Town of Lynn to Alvin H. and Elsie A. (Kurth) Grassman. He attended school at the Sun Beam Grade School in the Town of Lynn and graduated from the Granton High School. On August 18, 1945 he was united in marriage to Edith Langrehr. Richard drove truck and semi-truck for Cenex along with sales. He also worked as the undersheriff for Clark County for one year.

He was a life-long member of the Zion American Evangelical Lutheran Church in Granton and held various offices within the church. He was a 20-year member of the Granton Rotary and he was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Marshfield.

He is survived by his wife, Edith; two sons, Jack R. Grassman, of Houston, TX; and Gerald R. (Carol) Grassman, of Black River Falls; three granddaughters, Jennifer Grassman, of Black River Falls; Carolyn (Ryan) Johnson, of Black River Falls; and Margaret (Scott) Sedlar, of Houston, TX; two great-grandsons, Joshua Thundercloud and Nathan Johnson; and three great-granddaughters, Kaytlin Johnson, Sophia Sedlar and Amelia Sedlar.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services for Richard were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 12, 2007 at the Zion American Evangelical Lutheran Church in Granton. Pastor Keith Lueneburg officiated. Music was provided by Marjorie Dahl, organist. Interment was in the Zion American Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Casket Bearers were: Bruce Langrehr, Greg Langrehr, Joshua Thundercloud, David Hillert, Mike Kurth and Ryan Johnson.

The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Richard’s family with funeral arrangements.



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