William John “Bill” Grieser, age 70, of Wauseon, passed away in his home on Saturday, October 8, 2022.
Bill had worked for the former Wagner Motor Sales and then Don’s Automotive Group in Wauseon for over 30 years.
He also owned and operated the former Grieser Auto Electric for five years and had also worked at O’Reilly’s Auto Parts in Wauseon.
Bill was born in Wauseon on October 5, 1952, the son of John W. and Wyonna Y. (Davis) Grieser. On August 9, 1975 he married Joan Kay Fetterman, and she survives.
He was a member of the Tedrow Mennonite Church. Bill had served with the Wauseon Police Auxiliary for over 40 years, have greatly enjoyed his time as a crossing guard.
He was a also a member of the Fulton County Civil Air Patrol (CAP) for over 50 years, and a lifetime member of the National Threshers Association (NTA) where he was an honorary director.
Bill loved his antique tractors and currently had 12!
Surviving besides his wife, Joan, are two daughters, Billie Jo (Doug) Prothero of Wauseon and Kathleen “Katie” (Austin) Grieser of Wauseon; and two grandchildren, Adessa and Trinity Futch. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, his Aunt Vivian, Uncle Cecil and Aunt Perscilla.
Visitation for Bill will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, in the Tedrow Mennonite Church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 13, 2022, also in the church, with Pastor Doug King, officiating. Interment will be in the Wauseon Union Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the benevolence of the family.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com.
Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon has been entrusted with arrangements.
I worked with Bill for a few years. He was a kind man and always willing to help anyone. He will be missed. Rest in peace friend.