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Aaron Griess

US Veteran

Apr. 13, 1930 - Apr. 11, 2020

Sutton resident Aaron Griess, 89, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020, at the Sutton Community Home in Sutton.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, a private family funeral service will be conducted Friday, April 17, 2020, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE with the Free German Reformed Salem Church Elders officiating. Services will be live-streamed from Sutton Memorial Chapel’s Facebook page beginning at 10:00 a.m. Private interment will follow at the Free German Reformed Salem Church Cemetery near Sutton, NE. Visitation will be Thursday, from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.

Aaron was born April 13, 1930, near Grafton, NE in Fillmore County to Martin P. and Johanna (Griess) Griess. He was united in marriage to Ruth Griess on March 14, 1957, and they were married for 63 years.

Aaron was called to service from 1952 until 1954 serving in Korea. Aaron returned home from the service and began farming. He would farm his whole life until retirement. He would still help his sons with farming after he retired.

Aaron enjoyed going to the Legion Club and socializing with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth of Sutton, NE; sons, John and wife Christy Griess of Grafton, NE; and Don and wife Kathy Griess of Grafton, NE; four grandchildren, Jacob Griess of Grafton, NE; Caitlin Griess, Heidi Griess, and Adam Griess all of Grafton, NE;

He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Johanna; infant son, Aaron, Jr.; two brothers, Roy and Calvin Griess; sister, Loretta Huber; and numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.



Apr. 16, 2020
Doug Anderson

John/Don and : My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families with the passing of your Dad.

Apr. 15, 2020
Dan & Joanne Griess

To the family of Aaron Griess, You have our deepest sympathy in your loss. Our hearts go out to you. We are lifting you up in prayer. May our Lord bless you and comfort you during this difficult time. 1Corinthians 15:55-57 “O Death, where is your sting?
O Hades, where is your victory?” The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Apr. 14, 2020
Larry and Sandy Griess

May the Lord wrap you in His love and bring you peace. With deepest sympathy.
Aaron will be missed.
God Bless
Larry and Sandy Griess

Apr. 13, 2020
Pam S. Hofmann

You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Aaron always was so sweet to me. He always made me feel welcome to the family. My heart goes out to Ruth. John as my classmates you have my Sympathy!!

Apr. 12, 2020
Cory Fuehrer
neighbor and friend

Jodi and I extend our deepest sympathies to Ruth, John, Don and the entire family. Aaron always had a sincere and kind way of interacting with others. For many years, my grandparents, my parents and eventually, me came to know the kindness Aaron and Ruth share. Take comfort in knowing that Aaron is now is experiencing the peace which surpasses all understanding that only our Father in Heaven can provide.
Gott schütze Ihre Familie

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