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“So Sorry Larry I Will Always Remember your Dad , ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Tim Francque - Rolling Prairie, IN

“Larry,Please accept my condolences. Rocky was a great guy and a friend to everyone who walked through the doors of G&G. He helped many of us with...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Walt Fles - crown point, IN

“I have fond memories of Rocky when Dad would take us to G&G. Such a wonderful man! Prayers for you, Larry. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Suzy Bacon Herrmann - Demotte

“GERI AND I were sadden by the news of the passing of your dear Dad. Our sympathy to you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Your Dad was a joy to...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“Larry so sorry for the loss of your Dad. He was such a nice man. Your Mom and Dad are together again. Sending hugs and prayers. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sue Yekich - Lansing, IL

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Edward "Rocky" Gradek, age 91, of Griffith passed away August 28, 2018. He is survived by his son, Larry Gradek; sister-in-law, Lorraine Anderson Bateman; cousin, Helen Murzyn; as well as many nieces and nephews. Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice.

Ed was born in the Robertsdale section of Hammond to Andrew and Agnes Gradek on July 4, 1927. He served in the armed forces the latter part of WWII and the Korean conflict.

No funeral services will be held. BURDAN FUNERAL HOME, 12901 Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake was entrusted with private cremation. Memorial gifts made be sent in Ed's honor to the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana.