Obit: Griesbach, Julius W. Jr. (1926 - 2015)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Ahlers, Griesbach, Krueger, Mathias, Smith, Zirngibl
----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 5/14/2015
Griesbach, Julius W. “Bud” Jr. (20 JUL 1926 - 4 MAY 2015)
Julius W. “Bud” Griesbach, Jr., 88 of rural Westboro, died Monday, May 4, 2015 at his home under hope hospice with his family by his side.
He was born on July 20, 1926 in Medford to the late Julius W. and Hazel (Mathias) Griesbach,
Sr. Bud grew up in the area and attended Hannibal High. He then joined the military and served his county in the Army during the Korean Conflict.
Bud then worked at a tire factory in LaCrosse for a time. On June 26, 1954 Bud was united in
marriage to Doris Smith at the Westboro Methodist Church.
Bud worked for Binker and Hug John Deere dealership in Medford and then was a long haul trucker for many companies retiring from Schneider transport in 1988. He was an active volunteer in the Jump River and Westboro communities including; the Westboro Fire Dept. and
Conservation Club, was a life member of the Steam Engine Club by Edgar, and the Jump River Lions, VFW, and Community Center.
He also helped with the Taylor County Commission on Aging being a transporter and was a former member of the Stetsonville American Legion.
Bud was an avid reader and would read each newspaper from front to back. He enjoyed the Badgers and Packers, fishing but loved to go camping.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Doris Griesbach of Westboro, three sons, Alvin (Jayne) Griesbach of Stanley and Rick (Renee) and Tim (Pam) Griesbach both of Westboro, 6 grandsons, 1 granddaughter, 13 great grandchildren and one brother, Raymond (Connie)
Griesbach of Rhinelander.
Bud is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Marcella Krueger and Louise Zirngibl.
A memorial service will be held at 11AM on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Jump River Community Center. Rev. Jeremy Ahlers will officiate. Visitation will be from 10AM until time of service Monday.
Plombon Funeral Service-Gilman assisted the family.
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