MOUNT HOREB—Steven S. Grindle, age 61, of Mount Horeb, Wis., passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 2, 2018, at UW Hospital in Madison, Wis., with his family at his side. He was born May 7, 1956, to Arthur and Marian (Sittig) Grindle.
Steve graduated from Mount Horeb High School in 1974. He was employed at Oscar Mayer, and then was the manager for Gino’s Italian Deli. He was a Mount Horeb Village Trustee from 2009 until the present, and was very proud of serving the village.
He was united in marriage to the love of his life, Jeanine L. Brown, on Dec. 4, 1976, in Primrose Lutheran Church. He loved his family and loved nothing more than being a Papa. He was an accomplished athlete and an avid golfer. Steve loved the outdoors, especially trips to Canada fishing. He was a member of Primrose Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanine; children, Chad and Chassidy Grindle of DeForest and Shannon and Nathian Grindle Hurd of Mount Horeb; his grandchildren, Lukin, Noah, Crosby, and Ava; siblings, Marsha (Michael) Edlinger of Verona, Allen Grindle of Mount Horeb, Gregory (Sandra) Grindle of Dodgeville and Laurel (Connie) Grindle of Mount Horeb; sister-in-law, Judith Rynes of Black Earth; two brothers-in-law, Jack Brown of Austin, Texas and Jeff Brown of Scottsdale, Ariz.; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law, Susan Grindle; father and mother-in-law, Arnold “Mac” and Evelyn Brown; brothers-in-law, Jimmy and Jerry Brown; and niece and nephew, Lynda and Michael Walton.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018, at the PRIMROSE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 8770 Ridge Drive, rural Belleville, Wis., with Rev. Nicole Espe officiating. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the ELLESTAD CAMACHO FUNERAL HOME, 500 N. 8th St., Mount Horeb, Wis., and also from 10 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. at the church on Monday.
Family requests no flowers or plants, please. A memorial fund will be established in Steve’s name at a later date.