Monday, December 15, 2014

John E. Griesdorn (December 11, 2014)

John E. Griesdorn, 67 of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 11:22 PM at Upper Valley Medical Center. He was born January 16, 1947 in Greenville, Ohio the son of the late Edwin “Jiggs” & Mary Jane (Treon) Griesdorn. He retired From General Motors Department 32 after 32 years.

He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles Eagles, & a Social member of The Versailles Vets Club.

He is preceded in death by his parents; & his granddaughter: Taylor Marie Griesdorn.

He is survived by his wife: Marilyn (Ecabert) Griesdorn of Versailles whom he married February 20, 1971; his children & spouses: Sheri & Alec Broadfoot of Powell, Ohio, Brian & Lori (Schlater) Griesdorn of Versailles, Kimberly & Bret Ayers of Coldwater, Eric Griesdorn of Versailles; grandchildren: Maggie, Cameron, & Natalie Broadfoot, Zachary, Katelyn, & A.J. Griesdorn, Emma, Paige, Mason, & Lauren Ayers; brother & sister in law: Robert & Gina Griesdorn of Piqua; & numerous nieces & nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM at St. Denis Catholic Church 14 E. Wood Street, Versailles, Ohio with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 and from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Wednesday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versalles Veterans Honor Guard or the Center for Neurological Development, Burkettsville, Ohio.

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