William Gralinski Jr., age 82, a resident of Royal Oak for 55 years, died Wednesday, July 4, 2007 in William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. He was born July 1, 1925 in Wampum, Pennsylvania. He is survived bybis wife of 58 years, Dolores M. Gralinski; four children, James Gralinski of Canton, Ronald (Linda) Gralinski of Alpena, Thomas Gralinski of Sterling Heights, Susan (Chris) Willner of Rochester; brother, John Gralinski of Ft. Myers, Florida; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Gralinski was a World . War IT U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in 1wo Jima. Hewas a tool and die maker from Apex Broach in Detroit and a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Royal Oak where he served as an elder and usher. Visitation, 11 a.m. Saturday until time of service at 12 noon at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 202 E. Fifth Street, Royal Oak, with the Rev. Jeremy Schultz officiating; burial, White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Troy; memorials, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 202 E. Fifth Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067 or Lutheran World Relief Fund, P.O. Box 17061, Baltimore, MD 21298-9832; online information, www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on July 5, 2007.
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