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Raymond Grabowska

April 26, 1943 — February 9, 2018

Raymond L. Grabowska, 74, of Sheboygan, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Sheboygan Health Center surrounded by his family. He was born April 26, 1943 in Waukesha to Clarence and Alma (Tessman) Grabowska. Following High School, he attended UW Whitewater. Raymond proudly joined the US Air Force, and was stationed at RAF Mildenhall Air station in Suffolk, England serving as a refueling airmen. While there he met and fell in love with Elaine Jeanette Mower. They were united in marriage on October 30, 1965 in Mildenhall, England.
Raymond worked as a machinist at Wisconsin Centrifugal, he was a machinist at Amaron, a school bus driver and truck driver. He was a Jack of all trades. He was a loving husband, father, papa, friend, uncle "Uncle Elvis", and brother-in-law. Raymond was always there when you needed him, he always had a kind word to say, and was strict but fair, and loyal to a fault.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years Elaine, sons, Wayne and Barry Grabowska, daughter Nicole (Jeremy) Pfister, five grandchildren; Dakota, Hannah, and Carter Pfister, Bryan and Koby Lewis, and brothers' Donald Grabowska and Lewis (JoAnne) Grabowska. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, and an infant brother.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center, 1201 N. 8th St., Sheboygan, with Rev. DuWayne Hanke officiating. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Monday, February 19, 2018 from 4:00 PM until the time of service at the FUNERAL HOME.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established in Raymond's name.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Sheboygan Health Services, and Aurora Hospice for all their care, comfort and support.
Please visit our website to share your condolences with the family www.ballhornchapels.com

Visitation
Monday, February 19, 2018
4:00 PM 2/19/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/19/2018 7:00:00 PM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Memorial Service
Monday, February 19, 2018
7:00 PM 2/19/2018 7:00:00 PM - 7:30 PM 2/19/2018 7:30:00 PM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

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Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
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