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Harley J. Grant

April 4, 1948 December 22, 2019
Harley J. Grant
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Obituary for Harley J. Grant

Harley J. Grant, age 71, of Tomahawk, WI, passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2019, at Milestone Senior Living. Harley was born on April 4, 1948, in Baraboo, WI, to the late James and Alma (Aidee) Grant. He was married to Laura Knaub on June 2, 2002; she survives.

Harley grew up in Wisconsin Dells where he was a 1966 graduate of the Wisconsin Dells High School. After high school, he attended the University of Wisconsin Whitewater graduating in 1970. Harley lived in Slinger, WI, where he worked as a credit analyst for Brunswick Corporation and later Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac, WI; retiring in 2009. Harley and Laura spent many summers at their home on Lake Nokomis before moving to the area permanently several years ago. Harley volunteered on projects for Habitat for Humanity and also was a volunteer for Interfaith. He especially loved the outdoors. He enjoyed down-hill skiing, cross-country skiing, and pontooning. Harley was a proud champion power walker receiving many medals over the years. In his younger years, he coached boys and girls soccer. Above all, Harley loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his Wife, Laura Grant, of Tomahawk;

3 Sons, Matthew Gresen, of Two Rivers, WI, Jonathan (Jian) Grant, of Taiwan, and Nathan (Wendy) Gresen, of Erin, WI;

3 Daughters, Missy Gresen, of Jackson, WY, Kathryn (Campus) Johnson, of New York, NY; and Meghan Gresen, of West Bend, WI;

2 Brothers, Roger Grant, of Glen Ellyn, IL, and Lester Grant, of Baraboo, WI;

6 Grandchildren, Camrynn, Lorna, Giselle, Jasmine, Cora, and Aidan;

Special Friends, Bob and Devon Spiegel, of Slinger, WI.

Harley is further survived by his In-Laws, Nieces, and Nephews.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, James and Alma; and 2 Brothers, Donald and Orville.

Funeral Services for Harley Grant will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 11:30 AM, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The family will receive friends for Visitation from 9:30 AM until the time of Services at 11:30 AM. Fr. Louis Marram  Reddy will officiate.  Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in the Spring.

Memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Milestone Senior Living in Tomahawk and Serenity Villa Assisted Living in Slinger.


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Visitation

Saturday

4

Jan

9:30 AM 1/4/2020 9:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 1/4/2020 11:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church

320 East Washington Avenue
Tomahawk, WI 54487

St. Mary Catholic Church
320 East Washington Avenue Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

4

Jan

11:30 AM 1/4/2020 11:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church

320 East Washington Avenue
Tomahawk, WI 54487

St. Mary Catholic Church
320 East Washington Avenue Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

Tomahawk, WI 54487

Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States
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