Clayton Giesbrecht

Clayton P. Giesbrecht, 48, of Grant, Nebraska, passed away July 1, 2019, as a result of a motor vehicle accident west of Imperial.

Clayton was born Oct. 1, 1970, at Tribune, Kansas to William “Bill” and Irene (Becker) Giesbrecht. In 1975, the family moved to Madrid, where Clayton attended Perkins County Elementary School and Golden Plains Christian School.

Clayton and his brother, Sheldon, started C&S Construction, where “the boys,” as they became known, worked around Perkins County and the surrounding areas. Clayton enjoyed his employee and customer relationships.  These relationships developed into lifelong friendships. He appreciated the local community and took an active interest in it.

Clayton was preceded in death by his parents; mother in law, Linda Toews; along with many of his aunts and uncles.

Clayton is survived by his wife, Karen of Grant; their four children, Clay (Cynthia) Giesbrecht, Austin Giesbrecht, Anna Giesbrecht and Kristine Giesbrecht, all of Grant; sister, Sheila (Patrick) Binkley of Campbellsburg, Ind., brother, Sheldon (Tammy) Giesbrecht of Elsie; father-in-law, Walter (Ruth) Toews of Madrid; sisters-in-law, Phyllis (John Mark) Koehn of Montezuma, Kan., Carol (Arlen) Friesen of Bloomfield, Iowa, Twila (David) Schmidt of Ronan, Mont.; along with many other relatives and friends.

A memorial has been established in Clayton’s memory for later designation. Condolences may be shared at

Services were held Friday, July 5, 2019, at the Golden Plains Mennonite Church west of Madrid. Burial was in the Madrid Cemetery.

Bullock-Long Funeral Home of Grant was in charge of arrangements.


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