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Grochowski, Walter

April 10, 1937 - September 28, 2012


Eberhard Walter Grochowski was born April 10, 1937 in Duisburg Germany and passed away September 28, 2012 at the age of 75 in Surrey, BC. Walter, as he was known, immigrated to Canada in 1957 and eventually moved to Alberta where he met Irene, the love of his life, in 1959. They began a family in 1961 and have three sons, Walter (Terry), Edward (Christa), and Allan (Patricia), 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren as his family legacy. He is survived by his brother, Joachim, of Germany, and all of his family in Canada apart from one grandson, David, and is also survived by many nieces and nephews and other relatives in Germany.

A graveside service will be held for Walter on Saturday, October 6, 2012, 1:00pm at Valley View Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 14644 72nd Avenue, Surrey, BC. A gathering will follow at the Hartford Woods Clubhouse, in the complex where he lived at the corner of 96th Avenue and 148th Street in Surrey.


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From: Bakerview Community Crematorium & Celebration Centre Staff

Bakerview Community Crematorium & Celebration Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Joachim Grochowski
Relation: Bruder

Hallo Bruder dein WEG ist nun zu Ende .RUHE in FRIEDEN
Dein Bruder Achim.

From: Ray and Jean Crowther
Relation: Our Daughters Father-in-Law

We are very sorry for your loss and if there is anything we can do please let us know. Love the Crowther’s

From: Kinizsi family
Relation: friend

Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one. Walter was a funny, generous and kind hearted man who touched everyone’s life. It was an honor to know him. We will never forget! Rest in peace!

From: Reiner + Helga Grochowski
Relation: Nephew

A long journey in years and places ended.
A last tribute to ourf ar away uncle.

Reiner + Helga Grochowski, W├╝rzburg, Germany

From: David and Jenine Crowther
Relation: family

We are so sorry for your loss Al and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult and hard time. If you need anything we are there for you and your family. Love from David,Jenine,Kayla and Dustin Crowther

From: Tracy Emmons
Relation: Friend to Patricia and Al

So sorry for your loss. He was a lovely man. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

From: Vorum staff
Relation: Walter is our coworker's father

Dear Ed & family,

We at Vorum are truly sorry about the loss of your father, Walter. We offer our deepest condolences in your time of mourning.

From: Carl Saunders
Relation: Friend of his son: Ed

Dear Ed, Christa, Laurel, Graeme, and Gavin,

Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carl, Dawn, Angela, James, and Caroline

From: Gerard & Barb Bergeron
Relation: Friends of Al & Patricia

We extend our sincerest sympathy to you on the loss of your Dad. You helped us through a time of death and sorrow and we pray that you and your family will know this comfort also. We keep you close in thought and prayer as you face the days to come. May fond memories bring you comfort.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
October 6, 2012
Beginning at 1:00pm

Valley View Memorial Gardens
14644 - 72 Ave
Surrey, BC

14644 - 72 Ave
Surrey, BC

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