George Grosek, age 84, Chicago, IL, (formerly of Waupaca area), passed away at home, on Tuesday of Holy Week, April 19.
George was the son of Ted & Helen (Breske) Grosek, brother of Marie (Harold) Becker and Henry (Jean) Grosek, the beloved uncle to Faye (Steve) Grosek-Woods, Don (Beth) Grosek, Dick(Terry) Grosek plus grand-nieces & nephews. George had various jobs in the Chicago area where he lived most of his life, but his favorite was that of groundskeeper. He
loved gardening and tending flower beds and he had a garden, even in the city. He also enjoyed attending operas & listening to opera music. George was known as a helpful neighbor. Even at age 84, he still shoveled their sidewalks & near-by crosswalks, pruned their trees, and filled in uneven sidewalks. He will be dearly missed! A private family commemoration of George’s life is being planned.