Michael J. ‘Mike’ Garrow
Michael J. “Mike” Garrow of Waukesha died unexpectedly
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at his home at the age of 65.
He was born in Waukesha the son of the late Francis and
Rosetta (nee Plein) Garrow.
Mike was a 1965 graduate of Pewaukee High School. On May
24, 1969, he married the love of his life, Kathleen
“Kathie” Combe, at St. Mark’s Church in Milwaukee. He
was currently working at Toolrite Manufacturing Co.,
where he began his 43-year career on Jan. 8, 1969. Mike
will always be remembered as a loving and devoted father
He will be forever missed by his loving wife of 43
years, Kathie of Waukesha, and their children, Kristie
(Cory) Gassman of Greenfield, Mike (Angela) Garrow of
Milton, Kelly Garrow of Belleville and Brian Garrow of
Minneapolis, Minn., and by his three granddaughters,
Taylor and Brianna Garrow and Keelie Joy Gassman. He is
further survived by his sisters, Pat Stachowicz of
Racine and Linda (Harry) Kornfeld of Pewaukee, along
with other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m.
memorial service Saturday, Sept. 29, at Randle-Dable-Brisk
Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.
If desired, memorials are appreciated to the family.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk
Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035
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