Kenneth Griener, 22, was born in Sandy, UT on June 9, 1990
and raised in Alpine, UT. Stephen brought joy to of all
those who came in contact with him. As a child, he could
be found playing with a mischievous smile on his face and
a joyful light in his eyes.
As a young man, Stephen had a passion for athletics. He
excelled in swimming and competed on the Lone Peak and HAST
swim teams. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and earned
his Duty to God award. After graduating from high school
he attended BYU and was an avid cougar fan.
At 19, he served a LDS Mission in the NY, NY South Mission
speaking Spanish. He worked hard and loved to serve. Near
the end of his 2 year calling, Stephen was diagnosed with
Hodgkin Lymphoma. After nearly 2 years of chemotherapy,
and 3 stem cell transplants, he passed away in Salt Lake
City on January 24, 2013. He loved all of those who worked
on East 8 at LDS Hospital.
Stephen is survived by his parents, Jeff & Jane Griener,
and siblings, Jared (Maria Jose), Sarah, Jennifer, Nathan,
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2013
at 11:00 am in the Fort Canyon LDS Chapel, 890 North Heritage
Hills Dr, Alpine, UT. A viewing will be held on Monday,
January 28, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Warenski Funeral
Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, UT and Tuesday
morning from 9:30-10:30 am prior to services at the church.
Interment, Alpine City Cemetery.
To learn more of his valiant battle with cancer and to
share your memories and condolences, visit www.supportstephen.wordpress.com