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In loving memory

William Austin Grannan

Austin Grannan Dies Thursday
William Austin Grannan, 85, Montgomery, a retired school teacher and carpenter, died at 2:40 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess County Hospital. He had been in failing health one year and seriously ill one week. A lifetime resident of Daviess County, Mr. Grannan was born June 16, 1883 in Barr Towhship, a son of James and Sarah (Brown) Grannan. He was twice married, first to Elizabeth Greenwell, who preceded him in death March 29, 1933. On January 26, 1945, he married Bernadette Doyle and she survives. Mr. Grannan was educated in St. Peter's and Daviss County schools and was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Montogomery. In addition to his wife, he leaves five sons, Adrian, Ambrose, and Louis Grannan, all of Evansville; Corenlius Grannan, Memphis, Tennessee and Robert Grannan, Montgomery; one daughter, Sr.Vincent DePaul, O.S.B., Ferdinand, Indiana; 23 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; two brothers, Placidus Grannan, ____, Michigan; Leo Grannan, Fort Dodge, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. John (Margaret) Toy, Montgomery; and Miss Marie Grannan. Preceding him in death were the following: one son, Lt. Col. Vincent Grannan, a U.S. Air Force Chaplain; one daughter, Pauline; and five brothers, Leonard, Bernard, Virgil, Winceslaus and Bart Grannan. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Church, Montogomery, with interment in St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Lee and York Chapel. Members of St. Peter's parish will pray the Rosary at 7:30 p.m. today.

Contributed by: Judith Hedrick Braithwaite

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