Clifford Ray Grenawalt, Janesville, WI (1929-2015)

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January 19, 2015

March 22, 1929-January 16, 2015

Clifford Ray Grenawalt, 85, of Janesville, WI, died on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Huntington Place in Janesville. Clifford was born on March 22, 1929, in Beloit, WI, the son of Byron and Lydia (Bernstein) Grenawalt. He was united in marriage to Ruth Funk on Sept. 28, 1950, and to Judith Howarth on June 10, 1972. Clifford farmed in Clinton and Monroe. Upon retirement, he lived in Janesville, and worked in Food Services at Mercy Hospital. Clifford was an active member of churches in Shopiere, Clinton, Monroe, and Rock Prairie Presbyterian in Janesville. He loved fishing and gardening and loved sharing his produce with others.

Clifford is survived by his four children: Dwight (Marcia) Grenawalt of Bethlehem, PA, Diane (Vernon) Johnson of Clinton, WI, Douglas (Margaret) Grenawalt of Chicago, IL, Donna Grenawalt of Denver, CO; five step-children: Robin White, Kim (Tracy) Howarth, Chuck (Cindy) Howarth, John “Wally” Howarth and Jane Shea; numerous grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruth in 1969; his wife Judith in 2013; and his four brothers.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at ROCK PRAIRIE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 8605 East County Road A, Janesville, with Pastor Jamie Swanson officiating. Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, at HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME, Janesville, and at the church on Wednesday from 10 until 11 a.m. Burial services will be at SHOPIERE CEMETERY at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Memorials may be made to Central Christian Church for the Safe Families Ministry. HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family.

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