Line-of-Duty Death Announcements
Unfortunately, emergency responders must sometimes make the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of their job. This section of the Web site is dedicated to announce, honor and memorialize our members that die in the line-of-duty.
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Sergeant Timothy M. Groft, IAFF 8th District Local 345, Louisville, KY. Brother Groft, 37, passed away from liver cancer on September 16, 2017.
The visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 2:00 - 8:00 PM at the Ratterman Funeral Home, 7336 Southside Drive, Louisville, KY 40214; phone 502-361-7112.
The memorial service will be held Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM at Iroquois Park Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road, Louisville, KY 40212; interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the Local can be sent to IAFF Local 345 at 400 Bakers Lane, Louisville, KY 40214-4751.
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