Emil Groleau

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died May 6, 2005

Emil J. Groleau, age 86, of 9704 Hwy. 2, Rapid River/Ensign, died Friday morning May 6, 2005 at the Christian Park Health Care Facility in Escanaba.
Emil was born August 26, 1918, in St. Jacques, MI, the son of Omer and Florestine (Sabourin) Groleau. He was raised in St. Jacques and attended the St. Jacques schools. On November 27, 1941, Emil married the former Eldora Larson in Garden, MI. Shortly after their marriage, Emil was drafted into the United States Army Air Corp. where he served under the ambulance detail during WWII. Emil was honorably discharged from the Army Air Corp. in 1945. At that time, he returned to the St. Jacques area and began his job working road construction. Emil worked for Snowden Construction Company for 17 years and for other various construction companies throughout the U.P. In 1967, Emil went to work for the United States Postal Service as a rural mail carrier. He remained with the postal service until eventually retiring in the late 1980

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    I did not know Emil directly, only through his son and daughter-in-law, Earl and Mary. Emil must have been a fine father to have raised such a fine son. My sympathy is with the family.

    Darby, a neighbor

    Darby Mitchell
    Escanaba, MI

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