Popular Ohio Distributing Vet Jerry Grotjan Passes


RePlay has just learned of the death of veteran distributor Jerry Grotjan on Jan. 6 at the age of 82. He passed away at home. Services will be held Friday, Jan. 11, at noon at St. Boniface Catholic Church (1750 Chase Ave., Cincinatti, OH 45223). Family and friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the beginning of Mass. Interment will take place immediately following at St. Mary Cemetery. Jerry was well-known and -liked, starting his career back in 1964 at Royal Distributing’s Cincinnati office and then on with Monroe, Atlas and finally Shaffer where he worked until retirement.

RePlay will have more details on his life in the February issue. Contributions in Jerry’s memory can be made to the St. Boniface Church Building Fund. May he rest in God’s peace.


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