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GROOTE, Harm 1886-1966


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/23/2013 at 22:18:33

Friday Rites For Harm Groote, 79

Services for Harm Groote, 79, retired farmer who died at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Tuesday evening, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church.

Burial will be in the church cemetery. The Rev. Gene Straatmeyer will officiate. Engelkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Groote had been a patient in the hospital 17 days. Death was due to a cerebral hemorrhage.

He was born in Colfax Township, Grundy County, Dec. 7, 1886, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Elze Groote. He was married to Annie Buskohl Sept. 10, 1912. The couple farmed in Colfax township until retiring and moving to Grundy Center in 1946.

Mrs. Groote died June 29, 1957.

Surviving are four sons, Benjamin, Holland; Ernest, Cedar Falls; Herman, Holland, Roy, Dike; one daughter, Mrs. Herman (Mary) DeBerg, Dike; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


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