Arvid E. Grigg

Born: Mon., May 23, 1938
Died: Sat., Jun. 15, 2019


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jun. 21, 2019
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jun. 21, 2019
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Arvid E. Grigg age 81; loving father of Joanne (Dan) Brown and Sharon Grigg; cherished grandfather of Ethan and Dylan Brown; fond brother of Irene (John) Gaffney; dear Uncle of Cathy (Chris Christian) Gaffney and Christine (Taylor) Tresselt; former husband and friend of Constance (Henry) Grigg – Koning; best friend and “Felix” to Joe “Oscar” (Judy) Messana; Arvid was an Army Veteran and Retired Cook County Sheriff 1963 – 1993 who received several commendations including one for bravery and heroism for his efforts in rescuing five children trapped by a house fire; Arvid was a great friend to many and will be missed.  Visitation and Funeral Friday June 21, 2019; Lying in State 9 am, Funeral Service 11 am at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church 9000 S. Menard, Oak Lawn; Interment Lithuanian National Cemetery (708) 499-3223 or


           1938 ~ 2019

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Raymond E. White
   Posted Thu June 20, 2019
we certainly shared allot of police experiences from 1968 to 1972 and our personal lives together and they are vividly remembered. I'll pray for the repose of your soul. Fondly, Ray

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