Born in Cutknife, Sask., on October 3, 1944, he attended school in the district, moving to Brooks in 1972 where he has resided since.
Don Grisbrook devoted his energies to a wide range of business operations; he was owner and operator of Circle D Transport, Brookside Transport, Road Runner Hot Shot Service and Morbrook Trading.
In addition to his business interests, Don Grisbrook was a supporter of minor sports, particularly hockey and baseball, and was the sponsor of Circle D Oilers juvenile hockey team, and a director of Lakeside Spurs junior hockey team.
Predeceased by his father William in 1967, he is survived by his wife Carol of Brooks; two sons, Douglas and Stephen of Brooks; two daughters, Sandra and Holly of Brooks; his mother, Mrs. Isabelle Grisbrook of Lloydminster, Alta; a sister, Mrs. Jean Kay of Lloydminster, two brothers, Robert of Neilburg, Sask. and William of Olds.
Funeral service is being held Wednesday, March 19 at two o’clock at Smith Memorial Chapel with the Rev. George Scott officiating. Interment will follow in Brooks cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers are Darryl Windrim, Ken Grant, Dwight Nies, Wally Wells, Wes Philips, Elwood Petrick, Charlie Johnson, Joe Oswald, John Schumacher and Jim Reinhart.
Active pallbearers are Bob Medway, Brent Petrick, Henry Prins, Gerry Fueundl, Don Hajash and Graeme Dick.
If friends desire, donations may be made to Brooks Minor Hockey Association.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home of Bassano and Brooks.