|Jan J. Griswold
November 24, 1935—May 28, 2014
|Jan J. Griswold, 78, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at home in Altoona. Visitation was from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 1 at the Club House at Country Club Crossing, 1101 Hickory Blvd., Altoona. A memorial service with military honors followed the visitation, beginning at 3 p.m. Burial was at the Altoona Cemetery.
Jan was born November 24, 1935 in Lowden and lived in Wyoming, Iowa for many years. He went to Barber School in Cedar Rapids and eventually was a salesman working for himself.
Jan will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved family Sunday dinners and will always be known for his "Cream Can" dinners which he shared with friends and family many times. Jan also enjoyed golfing, gardening and yard work, and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
His memory will be cherished by his wife of fifty-six years, Beverly; five children, Janelle (Tony) Hepner, Jeff Griswold, Grant Griswold, Scott Griswold and Jason (Michelle) Griswold; and five grandchildren, Jessica Palm, McKenzie Griswold, Olivia Griswold and Corbin and Lena Griswold. Jan is also survived by sister, Rita Spratt; aunt, Elgeva Stolte; siblings-in-law, Barbara (Jim) Meinert, Douglas (Marcine) Luke and Judy (Jerry) Hangartner and by numerous cousins and friends.
Jan was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Lillian Griswold and a sister, Mary Griswold.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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