Earl W. Granlund, a 65 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2012. Born in Troy, Idaho, Earl was 87 when he died. He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of First Lutheran Church in Torrance. Earl is survived by daughters, Karen (Lloyd) Patterson of Lancaster, CA and Vicki Granlund of Torrance, CA; son, Dan Granlund of Torrance, CA; grandchildren Nicole (Dustin), Kenny, Stephanie, Michelle, Jason and Christopher and great-grandchildren Jaylen, Brandin, Elijah and Kellen; and brothers Harold and Gordon (Rosemary) Granlund of Washington. He was preceded in death by his wife Agnes. The Memorial Service will be held at First Lutheran Church of Torrance, 2900 West Carson Street, on Saturday September 15, 2012 at 11:30am. Burial will be private at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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  1. What a great man to have known, raised three great kids and grandkids and always had a smile. Earl would go out of his way to talk to you. You’ll be missed along with your wife Aggie. Frank Lee

  2. My deepest condolences and sympathies to the Granlund family. May our gracious and wonderful Heavenly Father bless you and comfort you during this very difficult time. May He give you the strength that you will need as you move forward during the days ahead, and that He envelopes you in his loving and caring arms, as we, your friends hold you close to our hearts. Amen. <>< Lori Brees (H.S. classmate of Dan's)

  3. I’ve known Earl for years at Church. Sunday morning we would greet each other with a rousing “Hi, Earl how are you?” and the other would reply “Hi, Earl how are you?” With a big handshake and pat on the shoulder. We were the only ones in church with our first name. I will miss his smiling face and our Sunday morning antics.

  4. I am sending my sincere sympathy to the family of Earl Granlund, he was a great friend through my sister Shirley Bolthouse. He and his wife Aggie were there for all the great times and was always there to help whenever needed. I will truly miss him and he always had a smile and was happy to see me whenever I came to Ca. to visit and will certainly miss his Christmas card with his special notes about his wonderful family. R.I.P. Earl you were a wonderful friend.

  5. To Danny & the Granlund Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Danny, if there is anything you need, please feel free to call me (310) 515-2993. Take care, Keith

  6. Danny…I am so sorry for your loss and pray the good Lord graces you and your family with strong will,tender love, passion and the strength of his all mighty hands to hold you all close to his heart! To you and your family, God Bless!

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