William Griswold

July 26, 1997 ~ August 17, 2020 (age 23)


Wil Griswold,23, was born July 26 1997, passed away Sunday, August 16 2020. Wil grew up in Kalispell. He participated in all the kid sports, football, basketball, soccer, baseball, and wrestling. Golf was his favorite sport. He enjoyed golfing with his dad and brother. He loved being outdoors, catching bugs, spiders, and snakes. He was baptized, made his First Communion, and was confirmed at St. Matthew’s Church. His mom taught him to ski, he taught himself to snowboard.

He graduated from Linderman Education Center in 2015. Wil’s heart was in the arts, photography, music, and videography. Wil loved talking politics, conspiracy theories, and religion with his mom. He also loved to watch an original movie with his dad. His sanctuary was Tori and Cameron’s house.

He turned his passions into business ventures with Cardinal Connections, Gold Soul Visuals and Cardinal Construction. His latest venture was dirt biking, he built a dirt bike with Cade Marvin. He loved riding with his brother, Tyler and Jim Jacobs. Dirt biking put a smile on his face. He was the best uncle to his ten nieces and nephews. They explored the wilderness, taking photos and videos of all their adventures together.

He is proceeded in death by Grandpas John Mears, Ray Lambert, and Roy Griswold, Grandmother Wanda Lambert, Uncles Dan Mears, Luke Mears, and Rod Young.
He is survived by his Mom and Dad, Randy and Jenny Griswold, siblings, Angie (Cory), Tyler (Stacia ”Tyler’s Girlfriend”), Tori (Cameron Blake), and Samantha. Nieces and nephews, Gabrielle, Ava, Landon, Gavin, Bella, Piper, Nolan, Lincoln, Lennon, and Bentley. His best friend, Tyryn, whom he truly loved. Many aunts and uncles also survive Wil.

“Gold Souls Last Forever”

Vigil and Rosary, Thursday August 20 at 6pm at Johnson Gloschat funeral home.
Funeral, Friday August 21 at 2pm at St. Matthews’s gym.
Burial, Friday August 21 at 3pm at Conrad Cemetery.
Reception, Friday August 21 at 4pm at the Eagles in Kalispell.

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Conrad Memorial Cemetery
P.O.Box 822
Kalispell, MT 59901

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