Thaddius Grabowski


Thaddius "Jim"

Thaddius "Jim" Grabowski, age 67, passed away at his home on Friday, April 18, 2014. He was born February 23, 1947, to Theophil and Dolores (Paluch) Grabowski. A Marine Corps Veteran of the Vietnam War, Jim was a member of VFW Post 3265 and the American Legion Post 642. He worked in maintenance at Toledo Express Airport for 35 years, retiring on July 1, 2002. An avid dog lover, Jim also enjoyed fishing and spending quality time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jim is survived by his wife, Linda Grabowski; daughter, Violet Wagner (Timmy Meyers); sons, Ralph (Cindy) Grabowski, Sean (Kim) Grabowski, and Alvin (Crystal) Wagner; 14 grandchildren, including Brittni, Lyndzi, CJ, and Khamrin; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Family and friends may visit on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114 E. Alexis Rd. The Funeral Service for Jim will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with Deacon James Dudley presiding and continue with Military Honors by the Lucas County Burial Corps in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be directed to the family. Online condolences and memories can be shared at

Funeral Home

Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe
114 EAST ALEXIS ROAD Toledo, OH 43612-3703
(419) 476-9176

Published in Toledo Blade on Apr. 23, 2014