Dennis Grasmick, the long-time principal of Oakwood Elementary in Plymouth, unexpectedly died Tuesday.
Widely known as "Mr G.", Grasmick, 61, had worked for Wayzata Public Schools for 15 years. He had been principal at Oakwood Elementary since 2003. Prior to that, he was a principal at Greenwood Elementary.
Earlier this week, Wayzata Superintendent Chace Anderson sent a message to families to inform them the district was putting together a plan to avail counselors and social workers for students or staff members who need their services.
Services for Grasmick will be Monday at 5 p.m.. at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, located at 9201 Normandale Blvd. in Bloomington. There will be a time for sharing between 3:30 and 5 p.m.. at the church, according to his obituary.
Grasmick is survived by his wife of 39 years, Andrea, and his two children, Andrew and Gabrielle, and their families.