William E. Grant

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa – Memorial services for William E. Grant, 85, of Independence, Iowa, formerly of Fairmont, will be 1 p.m. today at Lakeview Funeral Home, Fairmont. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, Iowa.

Grant died Friday, June 28, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Visitation will be one hour prior to services today at the funeral home.

William E. Grant was born May 28, 1928, in Marshalltown, Iowa, son of James R. and Mary M. (Coen) Grant. He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged.

Survivors include: son, Mike Grant of Independence, Iowa; daughter, Patty Kent of Waterloo, Iowa; four grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; two sisters, Freida Willhite of Davenport, Iowa, and Mary Lou Long of Virginia; and brother, John Grant of Charles City, Iowa.