Josef K. Grametbauer, 82 of Massillon passed away surrounded by family, June 14, 2018. Joe is preceded in death by his parents William Grametbauer & Nella (Carnes) Welty, his brothers Raymond, David & W. Jack Grametbauer and his sister Nancy & brother-in-law John Hanlon. He is survived by his wife of 45 years Joyce, his son Jeff (Michelle) , his daughter Lisa (Keith) Vincent, his grandchildren Josef & Milena, his sisters; Ann Thomas of Tempe, AZ, Judie (Bob) Krempel of Dunellon, FL, his sister-in –law Gloria, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He attended Longfellow and Washington in Massillon. He served as a Staff Sargent in the United States Air Force 1954-1958. He is a member of M.A.P.S. Joe founded The Print Shop Of Canton, Inc. in 1978 where he helped many people and supported many not-for-profit organizations in the community. He loved his line of work, fishing, and spending time with friends and family. The family would like to thank Aultman Hospice for their compassion and care.
Friends and family may call Wednesday 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday 10:00 a.m. St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 226 3rd Street NE, Massillon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe’s name to the Stark County Humane Society, or Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum.