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Maurice J. Grieshop

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FORT RECOVERY - Maurice J. Grieshop, 82, of Fort Recovery, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in the Kettering Medical Center in Kettering.
He was born April 22, 1931, in St. Peter, a son of the late Henry and Rose (Schuh) Grieshop. He married Jeanette (Schindler) Grieshop on June 16, 1954, in Holy Trinity Church in Bryant, Ind. She survives in Fort Recovery.
He is also survived by seven daughters and sons-in-law, Catherine and Carl Koesters, of Fort Recovery, Theresa and Phillip Hemmelgarn, of Anna, Sandra and Thomas Spettel, of Westerville, Judith and James Wood, of Fort Recovery, Alice and Rob Gaerke, of Fort Recovery, Lisa and Jerry Krieg of Lima, and Jaymi and Mary Stammen, of Fort Recovery; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey and Dana Grieshop, of Fort Recovery, Dale and Nikki Grieshop, of Lima, and Scott and Lisa Grieshop, of Fort Recovery; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerome and Norma Grieshop, of Fort Recovery, Lou and Charlene Grieshop, of Fort Recovery, Herb and Janice Grieshop, of Celina, John Grieshop, of Wapakoneta, and Doris Grieshop, of Celina; a sister and two brothers-in-law, Rosemary and Herb Kaiser, of Coldwater, and Fred Wilker, of New Bremen; 44 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Grieshop; four sisters, Martha Dues, Ruth Wilker, Laura Langenkamp and infant sister, Catherine Grieshop; two brothers-in-law, Cletus Dues and Ralph Langenkamp; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Grieshop; and three grandchildren.
Mr. Grieshop was a 1949 graduate of Fort Recovery High School. He served in the U.S. Army. He was the cofounder, with his brother, Jerry, of J&M Manufacturing in Fort Recovery.
He was a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Fort Recovery, where he sang in the church choir for many years. He was a member and former post commander of the American Legion in Fort Recovery, a charter member and one of the founders of the Fort Recovery Ambassadors and a member of Full Gospel Businessmans Fellowship International. He served on the Fort Recovery School Board.
He will be known for his love of Jesus, our savior, his generosity, his inventive nature and his harmonica.
A Mass of Christian burial will be Monday, July 29, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in the Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Fort Recovery, with the Revs. Michael Dandurand and Thomas Dorn, celebrants.
Burial will follow in St. Marys Cemetery in Fort Recovery. Graveside military honors will be conducted by the Fort Recovery American Legion.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m., Sunday, July 28, 2013, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013, at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home in Fort Recovery.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, donations may be made to the Fort Recovery Community Foundation. The funds will be used for area families in need.
Online condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.

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Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home
308 S Wayne St
Fort Recovery, OH 45846
(419) 375-4717
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Published in Sidney Daily News on July 25, 2013