December 16, 1927 ~ August 7, 2008
Greece: Peacefully, Thursday, August 7, 2008, a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and best friend. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth Groetsch; son, Gary (Pam) Groetsch; daughter, Linda (Ted) Georgian; grandchildren, Heather, Matthew, Kristin, Mark, Elizabeth (Aaron), Michael (Lyndsay), Sarah and Sam; brothers-in-law, Nelson Hare, Harry (Laurie) Ellis; sisters-in-law, Marion Ostowski, Betty Ellis; special nieces and nephews; many good friends; longtime friends Evy and the late Tom Johnson, Marcy and Skip Lewis, Betty and Gill Nagel, Norman and Marion Schmidt. Ken was a member of the Northside Lions Club, IRA Jacobson Post and Bethany Presbyterian Church. The Groetsch family wishes to thank the Hospice staff, family and friends for all their help. Family and Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday 10:00 AM in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ken and Emma Youth Group Fund of Bethany Presbyterian Church or Lifetime Care Hospice in his memory.