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Thomas Grodzicki

Thomas Grodzicki

Thomas Leo Grodzicki, 68, of Marissa, IL; born on June 7, 1947 in East St. Louis, IL; passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at his home.

Mr. Grodzicki was an auctioneer. He was a United States Marine Veteran serving during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Andrew and Mildred, nee Cothron, Grodzicki.

He is survived by his wife – Elmina, nee Esteban, Grodzicki whom he married on April 27, 2000. His children – David Grodzicki of Belleville, IL; Tami Wilson of Fairview Heights, IL; Dawn Westerfield of Freeburg, IL. One step-daughter – Jennifer Baquista of the Philippines. His grandchildren – Nikki Conklin; Chris Conklin; Kori Grodzicki; Anna Parnell. His great-grandchildren – Khalista; Kaiden; Kaleb; Brendon; Addison; Triston. One brother – Andrew Grodzicki. Three sisters – Teresa Gourd; Melinda Giffhorn; Liz Stevens.

Funeral: Graveside services will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11:00am.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

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  1. Administrator says:

    To: Tami, I am so sorry for the loss of your father.

    To: Elmina, although I’ve only met you a few times at the VA when
    Mr. Grodzicki was being cared for in the eye clinic, I’d like to express my condolence to you losing a husband.

    He will be missed by all his family and friends.

    Posted by: Cindy Thomas – Belleville, IL – Friend of Tami Nov 02, 2015

  2. Administrator says:

    Tami you have my condolence and deepest sympathy. I am praying for you and your family in your time of bereavement.

    Posted by: Kevin Jacques – MO – VA employee Nov 02, 2015

  3. Administrator says:

    To all of Tom’s family and love ones you have our deepest sympathies and are in our prayers. So very sorry for your loss.

    Posted by: Mike & Annabel McGough – Marissa, IL – Friends Nov 02, 2015

  4. Administrator says:

    Elma and Family,
    I know that your journey this past time has been an uphill battle…I am so sorry for the passing of your beloved Husband, Father, Friend… My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time…
    Nona Shaw

    Posted by: Nona Shaw – Sparta, IL – Mary Kay friend Nov 03, 2015

  5. Administrator says:

    We are deeply saddened by the loss of our brother Tom. We will never forget the image of of his gentle bright face and good things he did to Barangay Lucnab. Baguio City. May God give him his eternal rest. We the family and relatives in philippines and in Getmany munich offer our thoughts, prayers and well wishes during this dakj time in life

    Posted by: lany Bagtila Miehle – Lucnab, Maryhurst Baguio Cit – sister in law Nov 03, 2015

  6. Administrator says:

    My deepest sympathy. So sorry for your loss Elma my friend and family.

    Posted by: Carmie – Waterloo – Friend Nov 03, 2015

  7. Administrator says:

    Rest in eternal peace my friend. You will be missed by me and many more of your friends and family. Thank you for the bargains and good conversations and good times.

    Posted by: RODNEY A. REDNOUR – Marissa, IL – friend Nov 03, 2015

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