The Grand Encampment of Knights Templar
To All Departed Sir Knights
DANIEL PAUL GRAMBUSH
1930 - 2015
Grand Commander Minnesota 2002
Daniel Paul Grambush, 84, of Duluth, passed away in the company of his family Thursday, Dec. 25, in St. Luke's Hospital after a brief illness. Dan was born Jan. 31, 1930, in Minneapolis to Leo and Ella Grambush.
After graduating from Anoka High School in 1948, he entered the Navy. Dan worked as an Air Traffic Controller for 32 years until his retirement in 1980.
Dan was very active in the Masonic fraternity and was a member of Glen Avon lodge for 40 years. He was honored with its Hiram Award for his service. He was a past presiding officer of the four York Rite bodies and was honored with the designation of Knight of the York Cross of Honor. He served as the Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Knights Templar of Minnesota in 2002. He twice served as Grand Royal Patron of the Order of Amaranth. He was a member of the Scottish Rite and several other Masonic related organizations, serving as secretary for several of them.
Dan was very enthusiastic about all aspects of aviation and was active in the Duluth Chapter 272 of the Experimental Aircraft Association serving as its Vice President.
Dan is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Harriet; sons Eric (Mary), and Michael; daughter Lisa; grandchildren Aaron, Austin, and Katrina; brothers Vernon (Lorraine), and John (Joyce) and extended family.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. by Glen Avon Lodge in the Masonic Center of Duluth, 4 West 2nd Street, Duluth. A remembrance service honoring Dan's life will be held in Darrow Road Wesleyan Church, Superior, on Saturday, Jan. 10th, at 2 p.m. with visitation with the family at 1 p.m.
SIR KNIGHT ISAAC FIRMEZA ARRIBAS, JR. (1930-2014)
Right Eminent Grand Commander, Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of the Philippines, 1990
Most Illustrious Grand Master, Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of the Philippines, 1993
Most Excellent Grand High Priest, Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of the Philippines, 1993
Coroneted 33° IGH (Inspector General Honorary) in 1985
BIODATA OF SIR KNIGHT ISAAC FIRMEZA ARRIBAS, JR. (1930-2014)
At the time of his death, he was the Grand Secretary-Recorder of the Grand York Rite Bodies of the Philippines,
a position he dutifully served for the last 20 years.
Please include him in your prayers. His memorial service is scheduled on January 17, 2014 after his cremation.
His remains will be brought home to the Philippines sometime in June 2015.
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