William F. Griesbach Jr., 88


Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated today, March 4, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Borgia North Catholic Church, 1375 Covered Bridge Road, Cedarburg, for William F. Griesbach Jr, a longtime resident of Grafton. William died on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at the age of 88 surrounded by his family at Cedar Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center from natural causes. Visitation was held at church today from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and Monday, March 3, 2014, at Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory, 979 N. Green Bay Road, Grafton, from 4 p.m. until the time of a prayer service at 7 p.m. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery in Mequon with full military honors.

Memorials to The First Tee of Milwaukee County, 11350 W. Theodore Trecker Way, West Allis, WI 53214, are appreciated. For online condolences and to view Williamís video tribute please visit  www.mueller-funeralhome.com.

William was born in Menasha on May 13, 1925, the son of William F. and Susan (nee Hauser) Griesbach Sr. William was united in marriage 62 years ago to Joan (nee Fleissner) and they were blessed with three children. He served his country in the U.S. Army for three years in World War II and was honorably discharged in March of 1946. William had a great love for the game of golf and could be found on the links quite often.

William is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan; children, Susan (Robert) Katrosits, Daniel (Margot) and Judith (Charles) Koenings; grandchildren, Therese and Matthew Katrosits, Brian (Carla) and David Griesbach and Adam and Jenna Koenings; great-grandchild, Adrian Katrosits; and siblings, Robert Griesbach, Donna Mahoney and Virginia Swichtenberg. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends.
Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory has assisted the family.