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Grant T. Wilsbacher

October 9, 2018

Grant Wilsbacher

Sioux City

Grant Thomas Wilsbacher, 34, of Sioux City, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Holy Cross-St. Michael Catholic Church. The Rev. David Hemann will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with a vigil service at 7 p.m., all at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to www.meyerbroschapels.com.

Grant was born on March 20, 1984, in Sioux City, the son of John and Vickie (Barker) Wilsbacher. Grant grew up in Sioux City. He attended Blessed Sacrament Grade School and Hinton (Iowa) High School. Grant worked for his father at Quality Paving, various cooking jobs, and then started his own paving maintenance business. Whatever he did, he did to the best of his ability. He was extremely proud of his work. He also volunteered at the Bargain Center in Sioux City.

Grant had a profound sense of loyalty to God, his family and friends, especially his children, Jasmine and Gavin. He loved spending time with his kids, his dog, Tucker, taking cruises and cooking. Grant was always ready and willing to help anyone in need and put others before himself. He had a great sense of humor and was always making people laugh. He will be greatly missed and forever loved.

Survivors include his daughter, Jasmine Carson of Sioux City; his son, Gavin Wilsbacher of Sioux City; his parents, John Wilsbacher (Shawna) of Sioux City, and Vickie Hansen (Jeff) of Colorado Springs, Colo.; maternal grandmother, Evelyn Barker of Colorado Springs; paternal grandmother, Mildred Albert of Sioux City; three sisters, Sandra Noreen of Colorado Springs, Audra Hango (Ryan) of Coronado, Calif., and Amanda Hainey (Cody) of Sioux City; two brothers, Cody Hansen and Nick Hansen, both of Colorado Springs; his stepsisters, Kristina Hansen of Le Mars, Iowa, and Sarah Ofstehage (Dan) of Watertown, S.D.; and his stepgrandmother, Beverly Scheer (Ed) of Moville, Iowa.

Grant was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Philip Dean Wilsbacher; and his maternal grandfather, Harold Barker.

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