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Albert Warren Grenzig
Sep 9th, 1925 - May 10, 1999

abt 1935

1945, 20 yrs old

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bulletBorn: Sep 9th, 1925, Queens NY
bulletBaptized, Methodist Church
bulletOne Sister Ruth, one brother August Jr. died at 1yr old
bulletPoly Technical HS
bulletBoy Scout Leader
bulletWorld War II, Enlisted 1943 - Oct 1946
Army Infantry, Fought in Germany
First Scout, Sergeant, Awarded Bronze Star Medal for Bravery in combat
bulletMet Wife (Emmy) in Kassel, Germany after War ended. Feb 1946
bulletReturned to USA Oct 1946, Proposed through the mail. Feb 1947
bulletEmmy came to US 12/11/1947
bulletMarried in USA: Emmy Ewald, Jan 24th, 1948
bulletLived in Queens with Parents for 1 year
bulletMoved to an apartment in Woodhaven, Queens, NY
bulletCollege: Poly Technic Institute of Brooklyn
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, June 13, 1951
bulletBusiness J. A. Grenzig & Son, Electrical Contractors.
J. is Grandfather John, A is Father August, Al worked for his father
bulletChildren: Susan, July 1951; Edward, Aug 1953; Linda, May 1959
bulletMoved to Home (3 bedroom ranch) in Wantagh, NY 1958
cost $18,000, 1/4 acre, 3564 Summer Dr.
bulletCub Scout Cub Master 1965-66
bulletRoundtable Commissioner 1966
bulletAssistant Scout Master 1967-68
bulletTook over business J. A. Grenzig & Son Inc., 1967
Licensed Electrical Contactors
2764 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY
bulletFirst VAC alone with Emmy, 1968 to Bermuda, 20 year anniversary
bulletPartner in Durite Associates Inc., General Contracting Business
worked simultaneously with JA Grenzig & Son.
bulletMasonic Lodge (Wantagh) Master Mason , Worshipful Master 1976
bulletHeart Attack, Quadruple Bypass 1989, age 64
bulletGrand Kids 7
bulletWorked American Museum of Natural History
Supervisor of Electrical Maintenance, Started Summer 1983
bullet50th Wedding Anniversary, Jan 24th, 1998
bulletNever Retired, Planned for March 2000
bulletPancreatic Cancer, abt Nov 1998, diagnosed March 1999
bulletDied: May 10th, 1999 at home in Wantagh NY, Hospice Care
bulletBuried Calverton National Cemetery, Sec 26, Calverton, NY
Writing Poems for Special Occasions
Coin Collecting, Stamp Collecting, Old Tool Collecting
Family History