Beaver City, Nebraska


Clay B. Grilli, age 40, of Beaver City, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge, Nebraska. He was born on January 20, 1973 at Boulder, Colorado to Bill & Barbara (Harris) Grilli.

He went to school at Centaris High School at Louisville, Colorado. He went on to college in Graphic Design. After school, he worked for his father as paint contractor. Clay and Janie Wiley, they had 3 children of their own. They moved to Beaver City, Nebraska were he worked for Furnas County Farms and Kaufman Trailer Company for a number of years.

He enjoyed playing the guitar, hunting, & fishing. He was very artistic and loved to draw and design, but most of all he dearly loved his family and being a dad.

He was preceded in death by his father Bill, cousin Mark Grilli, Uncle John Franssen & Ralph Grilli, Aunts: Blanche Kounalis & Anna Grilli.

He is survived by Janie Wiley of Beaver City, Nebraska

               Mother: Barbara Grilli of Beaver City, Nebraska

                   Sons: Jayce Taylor “JT” & Christian Blake Grilli

            Daughter: Sophia Nicole Grilli

   Step-Daughter: Ashli Bond-Wiley

              Brother: Wade & wife Katie Grilli of Beaver City, Nebraska

                 Sister: Wendy & husband Larry Rogers of Grand Island, Nebraska

                  Aunt: Sherry & husband Larry Breinig of Arapahoe, Nebraska

               Uncles: Tony & wife Vivian Grilli of Golden, Colorado

                            Louie & wife Jayne Grilli of Arizona

        & numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.     

Condolences and personal reflections may be left at

Viewing and visitation will be Friday, April 26, 2013 from 4 PM till 6 PM at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, Nebraska. Memorial services will be Monday, April 29, 2013 at 1 PM at the First Presbyterian Church in Beaver City, Nebraska with Rev. Ivan and Joyce Dean, & Bill Weaver, officiating. Inurnment will be at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Beaver City, Nebraska. Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska in charge of the arrangements.