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Gadzinski, Grace L.

Grace L. Gadzinski, age 93, of 3611 County Trunk CR, Manitowoc, WI, died Wednesday afternoon, October 10, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, WI.

She was born on December 16, 1918 in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Hugo and Alma (Oualman) Engelbrecht. Grace was a graduate of Manitowoc Lincoln High School, Class of 1936. She was a waitress for many years at the Colonial Inn and the Towne House. Grace was also the office manager and secretary/treasurer at Reimschuessel's Sports Car Garage of Manitowoc, WI for forty years.

Survivors include her four children: Marilyn Ansorge, Newton, WI, Donald (Lynn) Gadzinski, Jefferson, WI, Alan Gadzinski (special friend Janice Otto) St. Nazianz, WI, Steven Gadzinski, Manitowoc, WI; a daughter-in-law: Jane Gadzinski, Arcadia, WI; and two sisters-in-law: Marjorie Engelbrecht and Marie Herzog, both of Manitowoc, WI. Also surviving are eleven grandchildren: Gary (Linda) Ansorge, Commerce Township, MI, David and Mark Ansorge, both of Newton, WI, Andrea (Jeff) Simmons, Lodi, WI, Alee (Gregg) Gerke, Jefferson, WI, Timothy (Maura) Gadzinski, Manitowoc, WI, Matthew Gadzinski, Manitowoc, WI, Robin Cramey, Blair, WI, Cary Gadzinski, Gross Point, MI, Nicole (Mike) Slupski, Plymouth, WI, Jill (Jerome) Krutzik, Kiel, WI; thirteen great grandchildren: Ryan & Jacob Ansorge, Commerce Township, MI, Makayla Counselman, New Orleans, LA, Rebecca & Hunter Ansorge, Valders, WI, Aaron Simmons, Madison, WI, Austin Cramey, Blair, WI, Devon Gadzinski, Manitowoc, WI, Gabe Gerke, Jefferson, WI, Calvin & Robert Gadzinski, Gross Point, MI and Nicholas & Danielle, Kiel, WI. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by a son: Gerald Gadzinski of Arcadia, WI; a son-in-law: Ernest Ansorge of Newton, WI; five brothers and four sisters-in-law: Milton (Delores), Edwin, Elmer (Helen), Norman (Rosalind) & Raymond (Shirley) Engelbrecht and a brother-in-law: Norbert Herzog.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 20, 2012 at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, WI. Cremation has occurred at All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, WI and Grace will be laid to rest at Knollwood Memorial Gardens, town of Kossuth, WI at a later date.

The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, WI from 12:00 Noon on Saturday, October 20, 2012 until 2:45 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting

The Pfeffer Funeral Home & All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, WI is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter from Oct. 13 to Oct. 19, 2012
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