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Floyd C. Grabarczyk
Floyd Grabarczyk, age 82, of Metamora, Ohio, entered into eternal life, Saturday afternoon, February 2, 2019, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 11, 1936 in Holland, Ohio to Sophia (Pawlaczyk) and Michael Grabarczyk. Floyd enlisted in the Air Force Reserves and was stationed at Lackland Air Base in San Antonio, Texas. On September 2, 1967, he married Carol Kidd.
Floyd worked for Rudolph Libbe for over 40 years. First as a cement mason and than as a carpenter's superintendent. Floyd's true passion was farming and spending time with his family. He was farming up to a year ago, until his health started to fail. He was a member of the Fulton County Farm Bureau and Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Lyons until it closed and merged as Holy Trinity Catholic Parish.
Floyd is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Carol Grabarczyk; daughters, Fran (Phil) Kohler and Debbie (Ken) Nicely; son, Denver (Veronica) Grabarczyk; special grandchildren, Sydney and Morgan Kohler, Evan, Kyle, Nathan and Kaitlyn Nicely and Ava Grabarczyk. Also surviving are his siblings, Rose (Bill) Palicki, David (Mary) Grabarczyk, Barb (Scott) Good, Danny Grabarczyk and Pat (Ron) Sugg; sister-in-law, Carolyn Grabarczyk; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Floyd was preceded in death by his parents; son, Fritz Grabarczyk; grandsons, William, Alexander and Ryan Grabarczyk, brothers, Larry, James and sister, Florence Grabarczyk.
Visitation will be held Thursday, February 7th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631), where a Scripture and Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday, February 8th at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Assumption, where a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., with Fr. Michael Dandurand presiding. Interment, with Military Rites, will follow at Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery in Lyons, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Church, 2649 US 20, Swanton, OH 43558 or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.weigelfuneralhomes.com
Carol and family, So very sorry to hear about the loss of such a fine man. Prayers are offered up for the strength that you will need through this sad time. My condolences to the family.
Anne James Feb 8 2019 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. Uncle Floyd will be missed by us all. Our apologies for not being able to attend, as we had only found out this evening. Our love your way from the Kidd family.
Tim Kidd Feb 7 2019 12:00 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss Aunt Carol, Denver, Fran and Debbie. Uncle Floyd will forever be missed. I love you all and wish we could be there. I'm sorry we can not as we just found out tonight. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hugs and kisses~
Brandi Page Feb 7 2019 12:00 AM
Floyd was a great craftsmen and a gentlemen I was fortunate to be able to work with him and his brothers Dan and Jim @ Rudolph -Libbe I will never forget those days and Floyd's charistmatic smile and fun loving spirit God bless all of you I know he will be greatly missed Joe Johnoff Jr.
Joe Johnoff Jr. Feb 7 2019 12:00 AM
I am deeply sadden to her of your lost of Floyd. I truly enjoyed our times together, his since of humor. even though we were working on your tax returns.
Know that God has a plan and Floyd was part of it, and he is enjoying his time with the Lord and his family in eternal life.
Philip Rubley CPA Feb 6 2019 12:00 AM
A Mountain Meadow Pedestal Arrangement was ordered on February 6, 2019
Expression of Sympathy Feb 6 2019 12:00 AM
I was fortunate to have been Floyd's fuel man the past several years. I treasured our many conversations over the years. He loved to talk about his family, his years at Rudolph Libbe, and farming. Never saw him without his hat on, a toothpick in his mouth, and a pinch of tobacco. I will miss Floyd, he was a gem! Prayers for strength and comfort in the coming days.
Tim Schaffner Feb 6 2019 12:00 AM
A Spathiphyllum was sent on February 6, 2019
Thinking of you. May cherished memories bring you comfort during the days ahead. Fondly, Debbie Nicely
Expression of Sympathy Feb 6 2019 12:00 AM
Floyd and I were both members of the 180th during the Berlin crisis call up. He was a very good friend and talented craftsman. He even installed a patio at my home in Toledo. My wife, Sherri and I offer our deepest sympathies for your loss. Remember all the good times you had together.
Paul Leininger Feb 5 2019 12:00 AM
Your entire family has our sympathy. May he rest in peace!
Harry and Aggie Miller Feb 5 2019 12:00 AM