Lynn Grace(Nee: Lewis)Griffin 1941– 2021 Lynn Grace(nee: Lewis) Griffin, 79, died on Tuesday early morning at Ridgewood Nursing Home in Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin due to COVID-19 and pre-existing conditions. Lynn was born upon December 2, 1941 in Alameda, CA to Franklin Lewis and Beatrice (Lyons) Lewis Garrett.
Lynn married Edward George Griffin on May 10, 1962 in San Diego, CA while Edward Griffin was a sailor in the United States Navy. Upon Ed Griffin's honorable discharge, Lynn and Ed settled into Racine, WI where Lynn had two kids, Shawn Edward Griffin and Burke Lee Griffin. Lynn devoted much of her life to her family, good friends and offering. Early in their marriage, (Ed and) Lynn offered lots of hours in assisting to restore the environment in Racine County primarily with the Root River Restoration company. (Ed and) Lynn and the family likewise took pleasure in fishing Lake Michigan, where she won a few rewards in Salmon-a-Rama on-board their veteran boat, the “Dunkin Daddy”. (Ed and) Lynn likewise took numerous household trips throughout America to go to family in northern California dropping in some of her preferred locations in the Grand Tetons, Glacier National Park, Devils Tower, the Bad Lands, Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore. Lynn might be also be seen on the sidelines of the lots of athletic fields and gyms throughout Racine as her sons played basketball, softball, wrestled and played football for Pee Wee, Old Timers, and high school football at Racine Case High School. Lynn had numerous part-time tasks throughout the years, and had a love for growing and canning veggies, while keeping several honeybee hives in the regional community. (Ed and) Lynn also had a love for travel, moving the nation with their Harley-Davidson after retirement.
Ed and Lynn had celebrated their 58th wedding event anniversary this previous spring.
Lynn is made it through by her caring spouse of 58 years, Edward Griffin; her sibling, John Garrett, of Weaverville, CA; her boys, Shawn (Dana) Griffin of Bellevue, WA, Burke Griffin of Green Bay, WI; her cherished grandchildren Alexandra Griffin, Katherine Griffin, Samuel Griffin, Owen Griffin, Will Griffin, and Whitney Griffin. Lynn was preceded in death by her moms and dads and stepfather.
With restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service will be held later on when it is safe for people to gather. In lieu of flowers or for anybody wishing to memorialize her life, the household recommends contributions in her name to the Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research or your favorite charity.
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Released by Racine Journal Times on Jan. 10, 2021.