Friday, July 29th, 2011
Glenn R. "Butch" Griner, 64, Rockford, died at 4:20 p.m. July 27, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born May 2, 1947, in St. Marys to Walter and Christina Huston Griner. On May 30, 1966, he married Jane Harris, who survives in Rockford.
Also surviving are children, Glenn Griner, Rockford, and Tabatha (Daniel) Roberts, Port Orange, Fla.; siblings, William Lowell (Bernita) Griner, Decatur, Ind., Edward (Ellen) Griner, Rockford, and Mary (Pat) Browder and Connie (Joe) Tebbe, all of Celina; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are sisters, Darlene Griner, Jody Francis and Pat Walter.
Formerly employed by the St. Marys Foundry for 10 years, he worked at Fleetwood Motor Homes, Decatur for 31 years. He was lead guitarist for the band "Road Runners."
Service is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Kevin Coly officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.