Paul Wilbur McGrew
SEBRING - Paul Wilbur McGrew, 88, of Beloit passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at Salem Community Hospital.
Paul was born in Sebring, on March 30, 1924 the son of the late Paul H. McGrew, Eldon Harrison and Mary Annetta (Sanford). He was a US Navy veteran and a maintenance welder for American Steel.
Mr. McGrew attended Greenford Lutheran Church. He was a member of Christopher Columbus, the VFW, and enjoyed bowling, horseshoes, fishing and horseback riding but he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Paul is survived by his children, Joyce A. McElroy of Beloit, Susan A. McGrew of Beloit, Christine M. (Trent) Shirey of Canfield, Nancy K. (Bruce) Wyss of North Benton, Ted E. (Joann) McGrew of Alliance, Henry W. (Joyce) Sanford of California, Gary E. (Effie) Sanford of Alliance, and, William J. (Carol) Sanford of Beloit; a sister, Sandra Lee (Ronald) Wonner, of Alliance; 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, one great great-granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides by his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Paulmira "Mena" McGrew, who passed away in April 2012, and by a nephew, David.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at the Highland Memorial Park Chapel at 11 a.m. with Pastor Glenn Davidson officiating and military honors provided by the Salem Honor Guard.
Burial will take place in Highland Memorial Park. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home.