Daniel L. Grotkiewicz, 65


Daniel 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.