Firefighter's 'Last Ride' Goes Through Greenfield

The Greenfield fire and police departments were part of a tribute for Robert Wojczulis of Oak Creek, a Milwaukee County firefighter at Mitchell International Airport.

A giant American flag draped over Layton Avenue at set the backdrop for a ceremonial 'last ride' for a Milwaukee County firefighter Friday morning.

Robert Wojczulis, 53, died of pancreatic cancer May 13. The Oak Creek resident had been a firefighter at Mitchell International Airport the last nine years. Before that, he was a City of Milwaukee police officer for nine years and was a 30-year military veteran.

Fire and police apparatus from several departments, including Milwaukee, Greenfield, Franklin and Oak Creek were part of a funeral procession that left from funeral home, 4747 S. 60th St., east down Layton Avenue toward Wojczulis's final resting place at Holy Sepulcher Cemetary in Cudahy.


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