L. Grotkiewicz, age 65 years of Grafton, passed away at his residence on
Saturday, June 8, 2013, after being stricken with pancreatic cancer.
He was born July 7, 1947, in Milwaukee, the son of Chester and Emily
Trawicki Grotkiewicz. Dan served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam
era. On Sept. 17, 1977, he married Carol Ann Surges at Advent Lutheran
Church in Cedarburg. He worked as a production machinist at PACE
Industries, formerly EST Co. in Grafton for the past 33 1/2 years. Dan
was a member and past commander of the Saukville American Legion Post
470, and a former member and past commander of Cedarburg American
Legion. He enjoyed photography, model railroading, and spending time
with his family and his dog, Hoover. Survivors include his wife, Carol
Ann; his children, Mark of Grafton and Sarah of Cedarburg; his brother,
Alan (Linda) Grotkiewicz of Glendale; his mother- in-law, Bertha Surges
of Fredonia; sister-in-law, Linda (John) Spangler of Illinois; nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. at Advent
Lutheran Church, W63 N642 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, followed by
military honors. Visitation will be at the church Thursday from 5 p.m.
to 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated. The Eernisse Funeral
Home, Cedarburg, is assisting the family with arrangements.