David E. Grebel, age 91, of Horicon passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021 at The Beaver Dam Care Center in Beaver Dam with his family by his side.
A funeral service for David will take place on Saturday, June 26 at 12 noon at St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon with the Rev. Daniel Seehafer officiating. Visitation will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the church on Saturday. Interment will take place at Stone Cemetery in Burnett.
David was born the son of Emerson and Verna (Ehlert) Grebel on July 30, 1929. He was a 1948 graduate of Horicon High School. David was united in marriage to Evelyn Herman on June 3, 1950 in Beaver Dam. He worked as a self-taught mechanic and truck driver. David first worked at Hanefeld Brothers for over 20 years and then spent the next 20 years at Asmus Motors in Waupun. In his spare time, David volunteered for the Bethesda Store. David was also an active member of the Dodge County Power Antique Club and a member of the J.I. Case Collectors. He repaired and restored Case Tractors and also many sandwich engines. David also loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member of St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon.
David is survived by his wife of 71 years- Evelyn. His children- Linda Genn of Beaver Dam, Susan (Dan) Hansen of Holmen, WI, Charles Grebel of Horicon. Son in law- Robert Sonneman of Beaver Dam. His 7 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 1 step great grandchild, and 1 step great great granddaughter. His sisters in law- Mary Grebel and Gertrude Grebel. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Irene Schellpfeffer, son in law Stanley Schellpfeffer, sisters Loraine Grebel and Arlene (Ed) Wagner, brothers Richard, Lawrence, and Dale Grebel.
Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association or St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon.
Special thanks to The Beaver Dam Care Center in Beaver for the care and support shown to David and his family during his stay.
Koepsell Funeral Home in Horicon is serving the family. For online condolences and other information please visit www.KoepsellFH.com