Family, Friends Share Memories of Milwaukee City Worker
As detectives with the Milwaukee Police Department investigate who shot Greg Zyszkiewicz, more stories and more memories are being shared. For the last 33-years, the man many people knew as "Ziggy", showed up for his job with the city. CBS 58 learned he was eligible for retirement, but apparently wasn't ready to leave just yet.
"He loved his job so much that he would love to continue on for a couple extra years, as a matter of fact, his wife shared that with me yesterday," said Preston Cole with the Department of Neighborhood Services.
Ziggy was about to celebrate a birthday this summer and, from what we learned from Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, turning a year older wasn't something Ziggy would do alone.
"He was known for his annual birthday party 'Ziggy Fest' that he would hold every year," Mayor Barrett said.
Greg Zyszkiewicz's daughter issued a statement, "He was the best dad or husband that anyone could ask for. He was our rock. He kept us all together and did any and everything in the world for his kids. He loved us more than life itself and wouldn't hesitate to put us before his needs. He really was our superhero."