WOODSTOCK – Harold "Woody" Curtis Grashel, 86, of Woodstock, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Crossroads Care Center in Woodstock.|
He was born July 7, 1926, in Dundee, to Harold C. and Eva (Ratzlaff) Grashel.
Harold had worked at Butcher Boy in Harvard for several years. He served in the United States military in World War II and was a member of the Harvard American Legion. He loved photography and was an avid Chicago sports fan.
Survivors include his nieces and nephews, Jeffrey Grashel of Harvard, Gloria (Dale) Wuttke of Elkhorn, Wis., Bradley Grashel of Harvard, Rodney Grashel of Harvard, Julia Kirby of Indiana, Donald (Stacy) Grashel of Summerville, S.C., Kimberly (Eric) Olson of Elkhorn; 12 grand-nieces and -nephews; and three great-nieces and -nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva; and brother, Howard C. Grashel.
The visitation will be from 11 a.m. to until the funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard. The Rev. Steve Sward will officiate.
Interment will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Harvard.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Jan. 3, 2013