Carl Benjamin Grochowski, 92, of Merrill, Wis., passed away on Sept. 2, 2019, surrounded by his family at Pinecrest Nursing home in Merrill.

He was born on Aug. 18, 1927, to Anton and Mary (Wrecza) Grochowski in Milwaukee, Wis.

He married Barbara Klaf­ka, and their union was blessed with two sons, Jeffery and Anthony Grochowski.

Carl was a machinery welder for 20 years.

Carl is survived by his wife, Barbara; sons, Jeffery (Danielle) Grochowski of Mondovi, Wis., and Anthony (Danielle) Grochowski of Antigo, Wis.; and a grandson, Joshua Grochowski of Mondovi.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019,  at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Merrill.

Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home, Bessemer, Mich., is assisting the family. For more information or to express condolences, please visit

Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home, 304 S. Sophie St., Bessemer, MI 49911, (906) 932-1141.