Albert W. Grenzig

Albert Warren Grenzig
Born September 9th, 1925
Died May 19th, 1999 at age 73

Wife Emmy, and 3 children, Susan, Eddie, and LindaAlbert W. Grenzig

  • Born: Sep 9th, 1925, Queens NY
  • Baptized, Methodist Church, Queens NY
  • One Sister Ruth, one brother August Jr. who died at 1yr old
  • Graduated from Poly Technical HS, Queens, NY
  • Boy Scout Leader
  • In World War II, Enlisted 1943 – Oct 1946
    Army Infantry, Fought in Germany
    First Scout, Sergeant, Awarded Bronze Star Medal for Bravery in combat
  • Met his future Wife Emmy Ewald in Kassel, Germany after War ended. Feb 1946Albert W. Grenzig
  • Emmy came to US 12/11/1947
  • They Married in Queens, NY, USA: Emmy Ewald, Jan 24th, 1948
  • Lived in Queens with Parents for 1 year
  • Moved to an apartment in Woodhaven, Queens, NY
  • College: Poly Technic Institute of Brooklyn
    Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, June 13, 1951
  • Joined Business J. A. Grenzig & Son, Electrical Contractors.
    JA. is Grandfather John, Son is Father August, Al worked for his father.
  • Children: Susan, July 1951; Edward, Aug 1953; Linda, May 1959
  • Moved to a new Home (3 bedroom ranch) in Wantagh, NY, in 1958
    cost $18,000, 1/4 acre, 3564 Summer Dr.
  • Cub Scout Cub Master 1965-66
  • Roundtable Commissioner 1966
  • Assistant Scout Master 1967-68
  • Took over fathers business J. A. Grenzig & Son Inc., 1967
    Licensed Electrical Contractors
    2764 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY
  • First VAC alone with Emmy, 1968 to Bermuda, 20 year anniversary
  • Owner and Partner in Durite Associates Inc., General Contracting Business
    Worked simultaneously with JA Grenzig & Son.
  • Masonic Lodge, Wantagh, NY:  Master Mason ,
    became Worshipful Master 1976
  • 7 Grand Kids
  • Always had fun at parties.
  • Worked American Museum of Natural History
    Supervisor of Electrical Maintenance, Started Summer 1983
    Just Loved this Job!!
  • 50th Wedding Anniversary, Jan 24th, 1998. Big Party!!
  • Never Retired, Was planned for March 2000
  • Pancreatic Cancer, abt Nov 1998, only diagnosed about January1999
  • Died: May 10th, 1999 at home in Wantagh NY, Hospice Care
  • Buried Calverton National Cemetery, Sec 26, Calverton, NY
  • Al had many Hobbies
    Writing Poems for Special Occasions
    Coin Collecting, Stamp Collecting, Old Tool Collecting
    Family History

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