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Funeral Service

Keathern Baptist Church
Saturday December 27th, 2014
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Grant Wayne Wilson

CLEGHORN, IOWA – Grant Wayne “Willy” Wilson, 58, of Cleghorn, died suddenly on Saturday, May 9, 2020.

   Wayne was born October 30, 1961 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He grew up in Canton, South Dakota and went to Canton High School and joined the US Army during his senior year. He went to basic training in Fort Sill, Oklahoma and was a member of the Army National Guard 147th Field Artillery in Canton, South Dakota.

   He was united in marriage to Dee Paige Kumlien on January 5, 1983. To this marriage were born: James Robert, Kyle Wayne, and April Beth. Wayne was also blessed with 5 grandchildren.

   Throughout his life, Wayne has had several jobs including working at the ethanol plant, meat packing, and the latest working for Mongan Painting and Sandblasting.  Wayne really loved life and people.  He loved to reminisce.

   Some of his hobbies included hunting, fishing, cooking, grilling, the Minnesota Vikings, and NASCAR.

   Wayne is survived by his father, Grant Wilson, Emmetsburg, Iowa; 2 sons, James (Michelle), Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Kyle (Shelby), Vermillion, South Dakota and daughter April Hower also of Vermillion; stepson, Craig Kumlien; stepdaughter, Amanda Kumlien; and 5 grandchildren.  He is also survived by 2 brothers, Jim (Jaimie), Douglas, Wyoming and Rob “Goob” (and nephew Grayson Wayne), Bangor, Wisconsin; 2 sisters, Kathy (Jerry) Lottman, Canton, South Dakota and Denise (Chris) Oliver, Bangor, Wisconsin; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

    Wayne was preceded in death by his mother, Claudia; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

    Private family services are being held for Wayne.

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Wayne(Willy) The memories I have of you. I spent 22yrs of my life with you 20 of those years as your wife. You gave me 3 beautiful children. When I look at our children I see you. RIP.

Dee Wilson May 26 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Grant Wilson

Dee Wilson May 26 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Grant Wilson

Denice O. (sister) May 25 2020 12:00 AM

Wayne was so wxcited when he heard James was married.. He always called me up and we would talk hours about how he was, about James and life..he always start out the conversation, "Hows it going Kid?" I will miss that voice. My prayers n love are with my inlaws all of them as well as ny hisband. Pray hes at peace and sitting at some lake having a drink with a pole in the water... and thank you to everyone for love you send and prayers for my husband'sr family. HUGS WILLY!

Michelle Wilson May 21 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Grant Wilson

Randi Bely May 19 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Grant Wilson

Brand May 18 2020 12:00 AM