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Donald "Rocky" GOROWSKY

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Donald "Rocky" GOROWSKY Obituary
Age 82 of White Bear Lake Donald "Rocky" James Gorowsky, 82, died on December 24, 2012. Visitation SATURDAY at 10 AM with Mass at 11 AM, St. Pius X Church in White Bear Lake. Reception & lunch to follow. Don is survived by his loving wife, Frances Eileen and his seven children: Roxanne (Robert Markham), Sandra (Bruce Huber), Donald (Joan Comstock), Daniel (Leigh Farrell), Susie (Michael Anderson), John (Elizabeth Wahl), Steven (Janel Godmare); brother Merlin (Marilyn), sister Delores (William Lewis), 22 great and grandchildren, along with dozens of friends . He was preceded in death by his parents and sister. Donald was born on September 3, 1930 in St. Paul, MN. He grew up on the East Side and graduated from St. Paul Johnson in 1948. Don served in the Navy and returned to St. Paul to work in the family business - General Welding on Arcade Street. Don "Rocky" had a big heart and personality that touched many lives with his involvement in variety of sports. Don will be fondly remembered as a loving husband, father, an accomplished all-around athlete, a golfer and an expert welder.


Published in Pioneer Press from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2012
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