Ralph Joseph Brotzki, age 57, of Monroeville, passed away January 3, 2013 at The University of Toledo Medical Center surrounded by his family after a year and a half battle with colon cancer.
He was born May 14, 1955 in Sandusky and was a 1973 graduate of St. Mary Catholic High School.
He worked over 25 years at Amcor Rigid Plastics, enjoyed spending time with his family, four dogs, and attending football and track meets.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Paula A. (Logan) Brotzki of Monroeville; children, Matthew (Amber) Brotzki of Monroeville, Megan (Matthew) Sparks of Norwalk, and Marcus Brotzki of Dayton; parents, Ralph and Rita Brotzki of Sandusky; sisters, Gina Brotzki and Kathy Brotzki, both of Sandusky; brother, Ben (Jennifer) Brotzki of Benton Harbor, MI; four grandchildren, Landon, Lilly and Spencer Brotzki and Sophia Sparks; and a niece, Abigail Brotzki.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank and David Brotzki.
There will be no visitation. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville.
Arrangements by Pfeil Funeral Home, 109 Monroe Street, Monroeville, OH.
Condolences may be sent to www.pfeilfuneralhome.com