Obit: Griepentrog, Raymond A. "Stub" (1914 - 2012)




Surnames: Griepentrog, Schroeder, Schwantes, Hemenway


----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 03/03/2012


Griepentrog, Raymond A. "Stub" (29 MAY 1914 - 1 MAR 2012)


Raymond "Stub" A. Griepentrog, 97, of Spencer, died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Wells Nature View in Marshfield. 

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer with Rev. David DePaoli officiating. Burial will be held in West Spencer Cemetery. 

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at the church. Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home in Spencer is serving the family.

Stub was born on May 29, 1914, in Spencer, the son of Fred and Ida (Schroeder) Griepentrog. He was united in marriage to Anita Schwantes on June 25, 1938, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. She preceded him in death on Oct. 20, 1998. 

Stub farmed most of his life in the town of Spencer. He also worked many second jobs throughout his life including driving school bus for 30 years and working at Weyerhaeuser and Pathfinder. For the last three years, he resided at Wells Nature View on Adams Street in Marshfield.

Stub was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church all his life. He also was volunteer fireman with the Spencer Fire Department. 

Stub enjoyed fishing, playing the accordion, and was a well-respected well-witcher for many people.

Stub is survived by his son, Jerrold (Sandra) Griepentrog, Spencer; and his daughter, Shirley (Kenneth) Hemenway, Sheboygan; five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren. He is further survived by a brother, Donald; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ida; his wife, Anita; two brothers and a sister, Elmer, Eugene and Caroline.

Online condolences may be made at www.hansenschillingfuneralhome.comfor your convenience.




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