Gregory Charles Trojan

Gregory Charles Trojan beloved husband, son, godfather, cousin, nephew, friend and "uncle" passed away peacefully on Dec 15, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His grace and strength of character while he battled an aggressive cancer for a year and half, was an inspiration to those who knew him. He was born in Omaha in 1953 to Charles and Marie Ann (Masek) Trojan, an only child. Greg graduated high school in Omaha in 1971 and joined the United States Navy in 1980. The Navy sent him to graduate school to earn his Masters of Business Administration and also to numerous other government schools. Of note, he was a member of the first crew (plank owner) on the ship USS Fort McHenry. Commander Trojan was a superb manager and auditor but his real love was leading sailors at sea. Lymphoma in 1998, though in successful remission, meant elimination from sea duty and Greg retired from the Navy in 2002 as a Commander. Greg volunteered to be the primary care giver to Roslyn's mother Betty. Upon Betty's death he opened Trojan Associates, Inc, a management consultant company when the couple moved to Colorado Springs in 2006. Greg focused on his beloved family and friends, especially his fellow musicians. A great supporter of Polka music, he was inducted into the Omaha Sokol Hall of Fame in 2007. He was a professional piano and button accordion player and also played drums and the piano. He played with several Nebraska bands. He also loved his Nebraska Corn Huskers! Greg leaves behind his wife Roz, his dad Charlie, and so many beloved relatives and friends. His last wish was for everyone to know he went to eternal happiness and peace. Visitation will take place Friday, Dec 21, 2012 from 6 pm to 8 pm at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 9 El Pomar Road, Colorado Springs. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday, Dec 22 at 10 am at St. Paul's. Greg will be cremated and his remains will be laid at rest sometime in late Spring with full military honors. An announcement will be made well prior to his burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


Funeral Home

Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 471-9900

Published in The Gazette on Dec. 19, 2012