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Wayne Ellsworth Grisel
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1924
Lake County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 2000
Lake County
Oregon, USA

Son of Willis Byron Grisel and Bessie Brown Loftus
Married Persis Florence Branch June 12 1948

Wayne Ellsworth Grisel, 75, Lakeview, died Jan. 12, 2000, of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 395 about two miles south of Lakeview.

He was born April 13, 1924 in Lakeview to Willis and Bessie (Loftus)Grisel. As a child he lived in Adel, where he begn his education, later moving to Lakeview and completing his education there. He served in the Army during World War II, seeing action in the European Theater.

He married Persis Branch on June 12, 1948, in Lakeview. They lived in various places while he was employed as a truck driver, finally settling in Lakeview in 1990. Mr. Grisel was a true outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He also loved to play pool.

Survivors include his wife, Persis Grisel of Lakeview; sons, William Grisel of Salem, Dean and Carl Grisel of Lakeview and Albert Grisel of Vacaville, CA; daughter, Gwen Grisel of Lakeview; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by sons, James and Earl Grisel, and brothers, Cole and Dean Grisel.

Herald and News, Klamath Falls, Oregon
Contributed by Jeanie Sawyer* 
Family links: 
  Willis Byron Grisel (1886 - 1941)
  Bessie Brown Loftus Bidegary (1892 - 1984)
  Persis Florence Branch Grisel (1930 - 2008)*
  James D. Grisel (1950 - 1997)*
  Columbus Loftus Grisel (1913 - 1987)*
  Wayne Ellsworth Grisel (1924 - 2000)
  Willis Dean Grisel (1928 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Park Cemetery
Lake County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Adrienne Donnell Grisel
Record added: Sep 11, 2010
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Wayne Ellsworth Grisel
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