Granville Van Dusen, Sr. age 91, of Anoka died January 21, 2012 at Grace Point Crossing Gables East in Cambridge. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at First Baptist Church in St. Francis with visitation 1 hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in West Oak Grove Cemetery.
Granville Roy Van Dusen, Sr. was born on January 6, 1921 in Hill City, Minnesota to Roy and Anna (Nelsen) Van Dusen. He married Harriet Kihlgren in May of 1943. Granville served in the Army during WW II. His wife, Harriet died in 2005. In January of 2006 he married Joyce Reidhead and they made their home in Anoka. Granville was an Anoka County Deputy Sheriff and retired after 20 years of service. His hobbies and interest included traveling, hunting, fishing, golfing and bowling.
Granville Van Dusen, Sr. died January 21, 2012 at Grace Point Crossing Gables East in Cambridge at the age of 91 years and 15 days.
Granville is survived by his wife, Joyce; sons, Granville, Jr. (June), C.D. (May), Brian (Carole); daughter, Devonne (Joe) Calabrese; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Beulah, Delores and Audrey; and by many other relatives and friends.