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Donald Ruben Griess


Jun. 23, 1937 - Dec. 31, 2020

Sutton resident Donald Ruben Griess, 83, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020, at his home in Sutton.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 4, 2021, at the Federated Church in Sutton with Rev. Mary Scott officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery. In honoring his wish to be cremated there will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.

Donald Ruben Griess was born June 23, 1937, in Hamilton County, NE to Ruben and Helen (Huber) Griess. He received his education at Farmers Valley District #1. He married Sharol Schrock on March 22, 1957, in Edgar, NE. Don was a self-employed farmer in the area for many years.

Don and Sharol enjoyed a lifetime of hunting and fishing while traveling around the country. Their favorite trip was to Alaska pulling their fifth wheel. Throughout the years he has remained active in his children and grandchildren’s lives.

He was a member of the Sutton Federated Church.

Don is survived by his son, Scott and wife Karla (Yost) Griess of Sutton, NE; daughter, Kim and husband Wes Griess of Sutton, NE; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren and sister, DeLores Lohman of Albuquerque, NM.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruben and Helen Griess; wife, Sharol (Schrock) Griess; and sons, Lonnie and Kevin Griess.

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Jan. 4, 2021
Sherri Paul - Hastings Ford
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My deepest sympathy to the family. I will miss his many jokes and kindness. My heart is broken.

Jan. 4, 2021
Merle and Kay Hoffman
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To the family of Donnie: We are sorry to hear about your dear father and grand father. We had the pleasure of knowing him through Leo Griess . What a caring and fun person to be around. Our sympathy, love and prayers at this difficult time. Merle and Kay Hoffman Juniata

Jan. 3, 2021
Hilly and Doris Huber
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Scott, Karla & family, Kim, Wes & family:
Our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your father,
Don was a swell guy, he would always stop and talk to you or just joke around.
He will be missed by many.

Jan. 2, 2021
Keith and Cristy Koch
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Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. May your memories bring you comfort

Jan. 2, 2021
Terry Lohman Vigil
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Dear Scott & Karla and family and Kim & Wes and family ~
Hold on to the many wonderful memories you have, and let them guide you during this time of sadness. Donnie will be missed very, very much.
With our deepest sympathy and love,
DeLores Lohman (sister), Terry Lohman-Vigil (niece), Michael Vigil (nephew), Josh Lohman-Shainin (great-nephew), Todd Lohman (nephew), Kim McDonald, and Courtney Lohman (great-niece)

Jan. 2, 2021
Larry and Sandy Griess
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May knowing you are in our hearts and thoughts help you and yours through this time of sorrow. Our deepest sympathy
Larry and Sandy Griess

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