William Grenfell

ESCANABA, Mich. — William Grenfell, 66, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at UP Health Systems Marquette.

Bill was born May 6, 1952, in Escanaba, Mich., the son of Gerald and Rose (Palmgren) Grenfell. He graduated from Escanaba High School and was drafted into the United States Army where he served in the Vietnam War. Following the war, Bill returned to Escanaba and became a pipefitter for many years.

Bill was united in marriage to Linda (Lippens) Grenfell. Together the couple enjoyed traveling and collecting antiques. Linda preceded him in death in 2009.

Bill is survived by: brother, Jerry Grenfell of Escanaba, Mich.; sister, Mary (Dan) Richards of Gladstone, Mich.

In addition to his parents and loving wife, Bill is preceded in death by his brother, Steve Grenfell.

The family is respecting Bill’s wishes and no services will be held. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Grenfell family. Please visit wwwskradskifuneralhomes.com where you can leave a message of condolence to the family.