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William "Bill" J. Grin

February 14, 1945 ~ April 27, 2022 (age 77)


William “Bill” J Grin of Mesa Arizona and formally of Griffith Indiana died suddenly after recovering from a hernia surgery on April 27, 2022. He  is survived by his wife Sharon Klein Grin; children Kristine (Rick) Sobczak, Leo Grin, Carl (Kimberley) Grin: grandchildren Mitchell Sobczak, Matthew Sobczak, Bryan Sobczak, Zachary Grin, Taryn Grin, Carson Grin; sister Mary (Dan) Charleston; brothers David Grin, Larry (Judy) Grin; Sister-in-law Necia Wilson; nieces and nephews Dawn (Kelly) Anderson, Philip Anderson, Danny Charleston, Joey Charleston, David (Stephanie) Grin, Debbie Cyrek, Mark (Ashley) Grin, Katie (Chad) Meyers, Emily (Dan) Kremp, Christopher Grin, Sherri Grin, Stephen (Cindy) Eckles, Carol Fike; many great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents Leo and Margaret (Butala) Grin formally from the Eastside of Chicago, brother Robert Grin; sister in laws Darlene Grin and Francine Grin; nephew James Eckles.

Bill worked at Wisconsin Steel and Acme Steel for a combination of 25 years in the steel industry before retiring and moving to Mesa, Arizona.

Family and friends may pay their respects on Thursday May 5th from 6-8 pm at White Funeral Home located at 921 W 45th Avenue Griffith, Indiana. At 7:30 pm there will be a eulogy and time for sharing memories of Bill. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Funeral services will be held on Friday May 6th at the Carmelite Monastery at 1628 Ridge Road, Munster, IN 46321 at 10:00 am followed by internment at St. John – St. Joseph Cemetery at 1547 – 167th Street. Hammond, IN 46320.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held later in the fall at Sunland Village East, Mesa AZ. 

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May 5, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
White Funeral Home
921 W. Glen Park Avenue
Griffith, Indiana 46319

Funeral Service
May 6, 2022

10:00 AM
1628 Ridge Road
Munster, IN 46321


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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