MSgt. George A. Griego, USMC (Ret.) age 74, resident of Colorado Springs, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2013. Joining the Marines in 1957, he served proudly for 22 years, including two tours of duty in Vietnam, retiring in 1979.
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He's survived by wife, Katsuko, son George J. Griego, daughter Rose A. Griego, grandchildren Joey and Grace, sister Theresa Griego, and former wife Misao.
Visitation will take place 9:00-9:30am on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 2715 E. Pikes Peak Avenue in Colorado Springs. Rosary will be at 9:30am and Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am. Private inurnment will be held at a future date at the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
Memorials in his name may be made to the Marine Corps League, Pikes Peak Chapter.
Published in The Gazette on Oct. 8, 2013