Mauritz L. Granberg, 95

Funeral services for Mauritz Leland Granberg, Richfield, Minn., will begin at 12 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel, 1 Tower Ave., Minneapolis, Minn. Visitation will be held one hour prior. Interment will be in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
He passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019.
Mauritz Leland Granberg was born July 18, 1924 in Valley Springs, S.D., to Mauritz and Minnie Granberg. Leland served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught physics and math at Sioux Falls College and served on the Board of Trustees. He held several engineering and managerial positions at Univac. 
Leland was a hardcore fisherman, avid photographer, inventor, patent holder, engineer, clarinet player, and so much more. 
He is survived by his children, Esther (Barry) Katz, Anne (David) Goetz, and Margaret (Todd) Brelje; grandchildren, Michelle (Jason) Balota, Kim (Jon) Mailander, Jeremy and Carissa Nelson, and Grace Brelje; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Amber Balota, Sarai Abron Nelson, and Colton Mailander; and sister, Janet Granberg Scott. 
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 51 years, Alvina; and brother, Vernon Granberg. 
Memorials may be made to the Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation.


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