John Gritmacker death
job. the was Three in Family Die in Accident Three members of a Palatine family were killed Sunday night in a head-on auto accident on Rand Road off Long Grove. John Gritmacker Jr., 28, his wife Beverly, 26, and son 8 months, were killed. Douglas and Peggy Ann Gritmacker, ages three and eight survived the accident. The Gritmacker's resided at 1346 Portage Ave., Palatir.e. The Gritmacker car collided with a car driven by Charles Clark, 1 S. Lakeside Lane, Lake. He and his passenger, Nancy Woodruff. 21 S. Belmont, Arlington Heights survived.