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Boyd E. Grieb

May 21, 1931 ~ December 16, 2018 (age 87)

Boyd E. Grieb, 87, 6 Caroline St., Castanea, PA died December 16, 2018 at his home.  Born May 21, 1931 in Porter Twp., Clinton Co. he was the son of the late Dean E. and Anna R. Carner Grieb. On August 15, 1957 he married Genevieve  Strouse who died May 13, 2012.

Boyd farmed for himself until 1988 and then worked for Dunkle & Grieb Farms until 2017. Boyd was a Protestant by faith and had served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict and for his service received the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Occupational Medal Germany.  

He enjoyed riding motorcycles, coin collecting and in his later years, wine making.

He is survived by:

          1 Daughter: Terri Ann (William) Phoenix, Harrisburg, PA

          1 Son:         Robert E. (Stephanie) Grieb, Mill Hall, PA

          3 Grandchildren

A funeral service honoring the life of Boyd E. Grieb will be held Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, PA with Rev. Karl W. Runser, III officiating. Interment, St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery , Mill Hall, PA.

Friends will be received from 12 Noon until time of services in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation through the funeral home.

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