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Kenneth Alan Gromberg

1948 - 2011

Kenneth Alan Gromberg, a resident of Torrance, California, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2011, surrounded by his loved ones. Ken was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota on September 25, 1948 to Donald and Geraldine (Ertmoed) Gromberg. Ken loved the South Bay, especially the beach, surf and living in Torrance, California. He graduated from West High School in Torrance in 1966. Ken served in the army during the Vietnam War, returning home to complete his education - attending El Camino College and Long Beach State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in engineering technology, electronics, then working for TRW/Northrop Grumman for 25 years as a network engineer. He was a triathlete; competing for many years, riding his bicycle, swimming and running. Ballroom dancing was also his passion. Ken is survived by his wife, Mary-Jo Gromberg, son, Jeffery Nolan Gromberg and a large extended family in California and Minnesota, who loved him very much. He was preceded in death by Charlotte Patricia (Trish) Gromberg, his wife of 29 years. Ken was and will continue to be loved and admired by his family and friends, who appreciated his generosity of spirit and outstanding strength of character and courage. Ken's remains will be distributed by his family in the Pacific Ocean in Redondo Beach, as were his wishes. A celebration of his life will be held by his family and friends at a future date. Donations may be made to A.L.S. Foundation, U.C.L.A. Medical Center, Hepatitis C Research and Breast Cancer Research. Please sign the guestbook
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Published in Daily Breeze on Nov. 2, 2011
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