Granger Krebill

Granger Krebill, age 89 years, died February 7, 2020 in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.

Granger was born August 13, 1930 In Ann Arbor, Michigan.  He was adopted as an infant by Leland and Sarah Krebill and grew up in Concord, Michigan. After graduation from high school in 1948, he served in the United States Armed Forces, briefly in the Navy before transferring to service in the U.S. Army. He worked as a firefighter in Jackson, Michigan where he lived for 20 years. After that, he served as a sales representative for various retirement communities in several states before relocating to Florida in 1978.  He started his own exterminating business and ran it for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2015 and moving to Berea, Ohio. After moving to Berea, he was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.

Granger is survived by his children; Steven Krebill of Berea, Ohio, Jodi Krebill of Adrian, Michigan, Scott (Julie) Krebill of Parma, Michigan and Tonya Earnheart of Fort Pierce, Florida; grandchildren; Ben (Kristen) Krebill, Megan (Dustin) Peterson, Brian Chapman, Nicholas Chapman, Tyler Chapman, Michael Krebill, Haylie Chapman, Jeremy (Vanessa) Keeler, Karl Earnheart and Hunter Earnheart; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jane Aldrich of Alma, Michigan.

Granger has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.  He will be interred next to his parents and grandparents at Maple Grove Cemetery, Concord, Michigan.

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  1. Granger, “Gus” was a lifelong friend to my Father, and later to my Mother too. I’ll always remember everytime I see “Wizard of Oz” what my Father said about him and Gus seeing it the first time when they were 9 and when it switched to color- the whole audience gasped. Also when He, Steve, Scott and my family went to Mackinac Island on his cabin cruiser. I remember staying with him and June and the girls in Fort Lauderdale for Christmas with my parents, or when he took me to see “Jaws” in Jackson. Such great memories of Gus. So glad I was fortunate to call him a friend. God bless you Steve, Jodi, Scott and family.

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