Beatrice, Nebraska, resident Jonathan Griess, 77, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at the Beatrice Community Hospital in Beatrice.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton with the Free German Reformed Salem Church Elders officiating. Interment will follow at the Free German Reformed Salem Church Cemetery near Sutton. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1-8 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.
Condolences may be left at www.suttonmemorial.com
Jonathan was the oldest son of Reinhold R. and Ruth (Huber) Griess. He resided at the Beatrice State Developmental Center for 67 years.
He is survived by his two brothers, Don (Esther) Griess of Sutton and Martin Griess of Hastings; sister, Dorothy Caddy of Hastings; brother-in-law, Gerald (Sally) Nuss of Sutton; and three nieces and one nephew and their families.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Neomi Nuss and one nephew, Kevin Nuss.