Obituary of Roger Lewis Grant
Roger Lewis Grant, 81, of Fort Atkinson passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital.
Roger was born on October 11, 1938 on the family farm in the Town of Hebron.
He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1956 and married Joan Marie Pfeifer in 1962. Roger and Joan lived in Rome for 47 years. They moved to Fort Atkinson in 2009.
Roger and his brother James Grant were dairy farmers, operating Grant Farms, founded in 1914 by their grandfather, Ralph Grant and later owned by their late father, Chester Grant.
He was a member at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Rome and AMPI.
He is preceded in death by his father, Chester Grant; mother, Elsie (Hachtel) Grant; step-mother, Rosemary (Pfeifer) Grant; sister, Virginia Wendt; brother, James Grant; sister, Arlene Northey; and sister, Ellen Mehltretter.
Roger is survived by his wife, Joan Grant, of Fort Atkinson; daughter, Cheryl Grant-Marshall, and son-in-law Robert Marshall Jr., of Dousman; son Steven Grant, of Washington, DC; and grandsons, Christopher Marshall and Zachary Marshall, of Dousman. He is also survived by his stepbrothers, stepsisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in law, nieces, nephews, close family friends and loved ones.
Funeral services will take place at 2PM on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Nitardy Funeral Home, 1008 Madison Ave., Fort Atkinson, WI 53538. Visitation will take place from 12:30PM until the time of services.
A Luncheon will follow services at 3:00p.m. at the Fort Atkinson Club, 211 S. Water St. East, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538, located on Rock River next to the American Legion.
Nitardy funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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