THOMAS ‘MICK’ GRUBISICH, U.S. Navy Corpsman with 1st Marine Division WW II, age 87, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on May 10th, 2011

THOMAS ‘MICK’ GRUBISICH, U.S. Navy Corpsman with 1st Marine Division WW II, age 87, of Lombard, died May 9 at Lexington Healthcare, Lombard, Illinois.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 12 from 2 to 8:30 P.M. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be held Friday with Mr. Grubisich Lying-in-State from 10 A.M. until the time of Service at 11:00 A.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church York Center, Roosevelt and Meyers Roads, Lombard.

Interment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.

Mr. Grubisich is survived by his wife, Esther, nee Zielke; two sons, Vernon (Mairead) of Evanston, Norman (Bonnie) of Villa Park; six (6) Grandchildren, Peter, Amy (Matthew), Jessica (Dave), Matthew, Tatiana (Tim) and Anna; and nine (9) Great-Grandchildren.

Mr. Grubisich was a Veteran having served as Corpsman with the 1st Marine Division in the Pacific during World War II at Guadalcanal and Okinawa.  He was a resident of Lombard for 17 years during the 1960’s and 1970’s before moving to St. Augustine, Florida.  In 1983, he moved to Orland Park and then back to Lombard the last 3 years.  Mr. Grubisich had retired in 1982 as a Salesman for Robert Bosch Company in Broadview selling power tools.  He was a Life member of DAV and a member of the DAV Commanders Club.  He had been wounded in World War II and received two (2) Presidential Citations.

Memorial to Trinity Lutheran Church York Center, Roosevelt and Meyers Road, Lombard, Illinois 60148, D.A.V., or Worship for Shut-Ins would be appreciated.

Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard. More info 1-888-629-0094 or www.brustfuneralhome.com.

 

5 Comments so far ↓

  1. Tim Zielke says:

    RIP Uncle Mickey! Love from Tim Zielke & wife (Karen) & children – tim, rosie, eileen, mary, erin….. I am playing bagpipes in my heart for you!

  2. Tim Zielke says:

    I always admired you, uncle Micky, from Tim Zielke of Michigan

  3. Brust Funeral Home says:
  4. Mike says:

    Rest in peace Mickey!

  5. Kathie Preece says:

    We love you Uncle Mick!! Say HI to Jeremy and Jim for us.
    Kathie and James Preece

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