Groetken, Ray 1911-1996
GROETKEN, HEISSEL, PLENDL
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 7/5/2008 at 15:01:29
NAME OF DECEASED & AGE: Ray Groetken, 84, a LeMars native
MAIDEN NAME (if applicable):
CAUSE OF DEATH: died following a lengthy illness
DATE of DEATH: Sunday, April 28, 1996
PLACE of DEATH: at a Sioux City hospital
DATE of BIRTH: Oct. 13, 1911
PLACE of BIRTH: in LeMars, Iowa
PARENTS: son of Gerhard and Elizabeth (Heissel) Groetken
SPOUSE & DATE of MARRIAGE: Helen Plendl, Sept. 14, 1937
PLACE OF MARRIAGE: at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Neptune), rural Hinton, Iowa
OCCUPATION: The couple farmed for many years near LeMars in America Township. In 1986, they retired and moved into LeMars.
SURVIVORS: include his wife; two sons and their wives; three daughters and their husbands; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters; a brother; and numerous nieces and nephews.
PRECEDED in DEATH by: two brothers, Bill and Gerhard; two sisters in infancy; and a grandson, Patrick Kurth.
PLACE of BURIAL: LeMars Calvary Cemetery
NEWSPAPER SOURCE & DATE: The Sioux City Journal
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