John K. ‘Junkin John’ Gruhlke

John K. “Junkin John” Gruhlke died October 27, 2014, at the age of 76 years. He was the beloved husband of the late Lois; father of Margaret (Michael) Brown, Elizabeth (David) Cannon and Catherine (Peter) Hubrich; grandfather of Joshua Gunn, Henry and George Hubrich. He is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

John was a City of Milwaukee Health Department employee for 30-plus years, an avid junk collector, watch fob aficionado and antique truck collector.

Private services were held.

If desired, memorials to the United Way are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Wauwatosa is serving the family. For more information, call 414-774-5010 or visit online at