Dwight  Grieser


Dwight E. Grieser, 75, died unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 25, at Goshen Hospital.
A longtime resident of Goshen, he was born July 10, 1943, in Fort Wayne, to Cletus Grieser and Luella (Stucky) Rupp.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Carol S. Hartzler; two children, Stephanie (Scott) Braming, Valparaiso, and Matthew (Anna) Grieser, New Castle; seven grandchildren, Benjamin, Nicholas, William, Ryan and Zach Grieser and Madeline and Lily Braming; two sisters, Rosalyn (Roger) Ledyard, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Lynette Slaubaugh, Harrisonburg, Virginia; and three brothers, Merlin (Mary) Grieser, Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Curtis (Connie) Grieser, Pueblo, Colorado, and Don (Sena) Grieser, Pine Hill, New Mexico.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bernard Grieser.
Mr. Grieser began his teaching career in Concord Community Schools and later was a Fairfield Community School administrator. More recently, he worked as an independent business consultant.
He was a member of the Indiana Retired Teachers' Association, a charter volunteer for Ryan's Place and served as treasurer for the Chicago Mennonite Learning Center Board. He also served on the school board of Goshen Community Schools.
He was a big Indiana University fan, enjoyed spending time with his family, particularly his grandchildren, and welcomed many as an usher at church.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. in the Gathering Room at College Mennonite Church, where a memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18. Pastor Ron Kennel will officiate.
Memorials may be given to Ryan's Place, Chicago Mennonite Learning Center or College Mennonite Encircling Fund.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 27, 2019
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4 posts

Elizabeth Bender Barker
Mar 14, 2019
I am so sorry to learn of this news. My deepest condolences for your loss.
Shirley Yoder
Mar 01, 2019
Our condolence to Carol and the family. Memories of high school at Bethany Christain High. Clas of 1961.
Steve and joanna
Feb 28, 2019
Carol; Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. Dwight was truly a good friend for over 25 years. We shared a lot of good times at both work and play.. He was kind, thoughtful, caring and always there for me and mine.
We will miss him dearly.
Dan Parker
Feb 28, 2019
I am truly saddened. Coach Grieser was big for me in so many ways, I will miss him.