Obit: Griesbach, Allen H. #2 (1948 - 2012)


Contact: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Bonilla, Fischer, Griesbach, Jahnke, Steffen, Werner


----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) February 8, 2012, page


Griesbach, Allen H. (August 24, 1948 - January 30, 2012)


Allen H. Griesbach, age 63, of Colby, died on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where he had been a patient for the past week.

Allen was born August 24, 1948, in Racine to Herman H. and Helen (Steffen) Griesbach.
He attended Colby area elementary schools and Colby High School. After his education, he farmed in the Township of Colby for many years until his recent ill health.

He was united in marriage to Shirley A. Fischer in 1968 and they were later divorced.

He enjoyed tractor pulls, garage sales and his family.

Allen is survived by a daughter, Tammy Griesbach of Colby; a son, Jeffrey Griesbach of Colby; grandchildren, Tiara (Omar) Bonilla of Abbotsford, Cassius Griesbach of Colby, and Colton and Autumn Werner of Whittlesey; and a great-grandchild, Talianna Bonilla of Abbotsford.

Allen is preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Tina Werner, in 2010.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford. Pastor Bruce Jahnke will officiate. Visitation will be at Hemer Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the family for a future designation.

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