GROEN, Wilke 1852-1929
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/9/2011 at 11:30:59
Wilke Groen died about 6:30 p.m. Thursday at his home at Ackley after a long illness from heart disease.
He was born in Germany on Oct. 20, 1852. He brought his family to the United States 40 years ago, settling on a farm in Grundy county, from which he and his wife came 14 years ago to Ackley to reside with a daughter, Mrs. Reika Grussing, in Ackley.
Surviving are the widow, two other daughters, four sons, 30 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The daughters are Mrs. Rudolph Meintz and Mrs. John Abbas, Ackley, and the sons, Matthew, northwest of Ackley; John, Parkersburg; Herman, Buck Grove, and Bernard, Clarksville.
--Waterloo Evening Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 18 January 1929
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