Obit: Greschner, John S. Jr. (1924 - 2012)


Surnames: Greschner, Krabes, Sluzewski, Knuth

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 09/04/2012

Greschner, John S. Jr. (4 DEC 1924 - 1 SEP 2012)

John S. Greschner Jr. 87, of Owen passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012 at his residence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Owen on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 10:30 AM. Father Keith Kitzhaber will officiate. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, from 9:30 AM until the time of service at the church. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in the Town of Hixon.

John was born December 4, 1924 to John S. and Adele (Krabes) Greschner Sr. in Almena, WI. He attended Redville grade school and was a graduate of Withee High School. His marriage to Lucille Sluzewski took place on August 28, 1951 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Owen and they were married for 61 years. Together they farmed in the Town of Green Grove until their retirement and continued to reside on the home farm.

Besides farming John enjoyed sports, including the Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and the Saint Louis Cardinals.

He was a lifetime member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

John is survived by his loving wife; Lucille Greschner of Owen, children; Tom (Cheri) Greschner of Owen, Mary Greschner of Marshfield and Judy Knuth of Mosinee, his grandchildren: Kelly and Laura and his great grandson; Liam.

John is preceded in death by his parents, brother; J. Stanley Greschner and grand-daughter; Hailey Greschner.

The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Owen is assisting the family with arrangements.

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