2017-09-07 / Obituaries


JOHN ALAN GRENFELL, 69, loving Husband, Father, and Grandpa of Davison (formerly of Ortonville), died Wednesday August 30, 2017 at McLaren-Lapeer Regional.

John was born in Kingsford, on January 15, 1948, the son of Roy and Rosalie (Turdo) Grenfell. John resided in the Kingsford area in his earlier years, spent most of his life in Ortonville, and Davison the last eight years. He was joined in marriage to Lizabeth O’Dell on October 26, 1995 in Waterford. Answering the call of his country, John served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He also was a graduate of Northern University with several degrees. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, sports and gardening. John had been employed by the Village of Romeo as the Supervisor of the Water-Sewer Treatment Facility.

Surviving are his loving wife, Lizabeth; daughter, Shannon and husband Chris Walls; and grandson, Aiden Walls. He also leaves his sister, Chris and husband Dale Brouillre; stepfather, Herman Chounard; brothers, Jeff Chounard and Tim Chounard; and several nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was preceded in death by father, Roy Grenfell; and mother, Rosalie Grenfell-Chounard.

A Funeral Liturgy was held Tuesday September 5, 2017 at Hansen Funeral Home Groves Chapel, Downtown Davison. Fr. Andrew A. Czajkowski officiated, with Rite of Committal following at St. John Cemetery.

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