George B. Griswold

Sept. 28, 1912 - Jan. 8, 2007

George B. Griswold, 94, of Waukesha, died Monday, January 8, 2007 at the Avalon Square home. He was born in the town of Pewaukee on Sept. 28, 1912, to Willard and Julia (nee Schmitz) Griswold.

He married Alice O’Connor in 1937. A farmer for many years, George also worked for Dynex (Applied Power) in Pewaukee. He retired in 1977 from the Waukesha school system.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Alice Griswold, Waukesha; his daughter, Katherine (James H.) Schwenn, Mukwonago; and his son Gregory (Christine) Griswold of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. George is also survived by his five grandchildren, James M. (Kimi) Schwenn, Richard (Dawn) Schwenn, Kim (Dale) Schneider, Julie (Jaison) Tilander and Sean Griswold. He also is survived by 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson and his sister, Mary Antol of Sun City, Ariz. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.

George was preceded in death by his son, Charles G. Griswold, who died in 1957, and his brothers, a sister and their spouses, Albert (Caroline) Griswold, Eugene (Florence) Griswold, Alice (Robert) Hohnke, Margaret Prager-O’Neill and Willard M. (Evelyn) Griswold.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, from 4:30 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. parish vigil at the Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. A funeral Mass will be held Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, with prayers beginning at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a procession to St. John Neumann Catholic Church for the 11 a.m. funeral Mass. Burial will follow at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Duplainville.

Memorials in George’s name are appreciated to the charity of the donor’s choice.

For further information or directions, please call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035, or visit www.randledable.com to leave an online tribute for the family.

(Freeman - Jan. 9, 2007)