Daniel R. "Dan" Nagrocki
Daniel R. "Dan" Nagrocki, 59, of Slinger, passed away Friday, June 9, 2006 at his home.
Dan was born Feb. 28, 1947 to Richard and Adeline (nee Opitz) Nagrocki in Port Washington, where he was also raised.
He attended Port Washington High School and graduated with the class of 1965. Dan was employed by the Ozaukee County Highway Department after high school. He later honorably served his country with the United States Army, through which he was stationed in Germany for two years.
He married Judy M. Grasse on April 7, 1967 at Kitzingen. The couple began a loving family of their own. In 1972, they moved from Saukville to the Slinger area. Dan was a dedicated employee for 37 years at Inland Diesel in Butler. He loved spending his free time fishing and working in his garage workshop. Most of all, he enjoyed the time he was able to spend with his wife, children and grandchildren. They were all his pride and joy.
He will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Judy M. (nee Grasse) Nagrocki; his treasured children, Joseph S. Nagrocki of West Bend and Amy K. (Mark) Uhren of West Bend; his cherished grandchildren, Kayla, Abigail and Samuel Nagrocki and Joshua, Rachel and Sarah Uhren; his dear siblings, James (Mary) Nagrocki of Corpus Christi, Texas and JoAnne (Earl) Jacobson of Port Washington; his siblings-in-law, Shirley Nagrocki of Chesapeake, Va. and James Schowalter of West Bend; and his siblings-in-law on Judy’s side, Gary (Rita) Grasse of Waubeka and Diane (Kermit) Womack of Springdale, Ariz. He will also be missed by nieces, nephews, other special relatives, and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Jerry Nagrocki; and one sister, June Schowalter.
A Funeral Service in honor of Dan will be held on June 11 at 5 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend), with Chaplain Cheryl Matusiak officiating. Interment will take place at Union Cemetery in Slinger.
Visitation with family and friends will be held on June 11 from 3 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family would like to extend their appreciation for memorials that are offered in honor of Dan in lieu of flowers.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.