Philip Dellegrazio, 25, of Grafton, died unexpectedly of a heart attack
early July 8, 2013, at age 25.
Michael was born on Dec. 30, 1987, in Milwaukee to Phil and Cindy (Huglen)
Dellegrazio and was raised in Grafton. He graduated from Grafton High
School in 2006 and completed an Associate Degree in engine research
development at Moraine Park Technical College in 2009. Michael most
recently lived on the east side of Milwaukee and worked as an
engineering lab technician at Generac Power Systems in Waukesha.
A creative spirit with a strong desire to give and to serve, Michael
loved restoring and fixing cars and engines, woodworking and gardening;
a nurturing and caring soul, Michael enjoyed cooking for others and had
a thriving vegetable and herb garden. Michael also loved his work at
Generac, where he was a well-respected and resourceful employee; he had
a passion for innovation and design and he will be greatly missed. He
was an avid traveler and enjoyed adventures with his family. He also
enjoyed camping, hiking and backpacking in Wisconsin with his friends.
Michael was a loving and devoted son to Phil and Cindy Dellegrazio; a
brother and best friend to Jennifer Dellegrazio; grandson of Morgan and
Eleanor (Wrolstad) Huglen of Iola; and grandson of Phil and Vita
(Lombardo) Dellegrazio, who preceded him in death. Michael is further
survived by loving aunts and uncles, cousins, mentors, other relatives
and a great group of friends.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 14, 2013, from noon
until 3 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, N35 W6621 Wilson St., Cedarburg,
with a memorial service beginning at 3 p.m.
Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Cedarburg is assisting the family
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials to honor Michael
and his love for life and nature be directed to Riveredge Nature Center
Michaelís family wishes to thank their families, friends and
communities, as well as Michaelís loyal friends, for their overwhelming
support during this difficult time.