Mr. Arleigh Granzow

Arleigh Granzow age 79, of Hamilton, Alabama, passed away Monday, October 5, 2009 of complications of Parkinson disease.

Memorial service, Saturday, October 10, 2009, at the First United Methodist Church in Hamilton, Alabama.

Arleigh was born January 17, 1930 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Elmer and Hazel Granzow.  He was retired from Munsingwear, Inc. and also the City of Hamilton, Alabama, where he served for several years as a Fireman. He was the husband of Deborah Granzow.  Arleigh was a pilot, and in earlier times he would fly his family back to Minnesota to visit friends and relatives there. He was also a scuba diver and several times he assisted rescue and recovery teams in the area in recovering victims of drowning.  He loved working in his shop with wood and metal as well as his and Deb's flower and vegetable garden.  Arleigh was talented in many fields.

He is survived by his wife, "Deb" Deborah Granzow; 1 daughter, Diane (Lee) Doughty; 2 sons, Curtis (Betsy) Granzow and Brian Granzow; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. 

Editor's note:  I am so glad to have called Arleigh my friend.  He will be missed by so many.

Hamilton Funeral Home directing, 150 Falcon Circle., P.O. Box 274, Hamilton, AL. 205-921-3197 - Fax: 205-921-3790. Hackleburg Funeral Home - P.O. Box 169, Hackleburg, AL. 35564 - 205-935-3854 - Fax: 205-921-3790.

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