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Charles Richard Grieser

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Grieser Charles Richard Grieser, a generous and compassionate man, died at age 95 on July 29, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. He loved his family and friends who loved him back. Charles served his country in WWII, earning a purple heart. In 1948 he graduated from Harvard Law School, and challenged injustice in the courtroom as a trial attorney, winning several cases before the United States Supreme Court. Charles was a diehard Buckeye fan, he loved sports, and, at the age of 90, won a silver medal in tennis at the Senior Olympics. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years Margaret Powell Grieser. He is survived by son, Richard (Mona) Grieser; daughter, Barbara (Charles) Grieser; daughter, Margaret (Steve) Michel; granddaughter, Soraya Grieser; granddaughter, Genevieve Michel; grandson, Aziz Grieser; grandson, Lyal (Katie) Michel; grandson, Richard (Andrea) Michel; three great grandsons, Caleb, Cameron, and Dylan Michel; niece, Margo Booth and other loving relatives. His interment will be Thursday, August 4 at 11:30 a.m. at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Seville, Ohio 44270-0008. His memorial service will be Saturday, August 6 at 11 a.m. with a reception to follow at First Congregational Church, 444 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Charles Richard Grieser's life. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the personal , in Charles Richard Grieser's name. Arrangements have been entrusted to SCHOEDINGER MIDTOWN, to share a memory or condolence, please visit www.schoedinger.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Aug. 2 to Aug. 3, 2016
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