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Lenox Time Table
Lenox, Iowa
Wednesday July 31, 1996

OBITUARY ~ GRANT BERNARD BROTT

Grant Bernard Brott youngest son of Wesley and Rosa Bell Brott was born February 13, 1905, in Ringgold County south east of Blockton, Iowa, and entered into God's rest on July 21, 1996, at the age of 91 years, 6 months & 8 days.

Grant graduated from Redding High School in May 1924 he was united in marriage to Alma Michael and to this union 3 children were born.

Grant was a member of the Clearfield United Methodist Church and Noble Lodge #468 A.F. & A.M. He was a very hard working farmer, to which he was dedicated. Although farming was his life, family was very important to him. He enjoyed traveling to see all his grandchildren and visiting with people.

In 1974 he married Maude Hepperly and retired from farming and moved to the town of Clearfield.

In July 1981 he married Bertha Olney.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wives Alma and Maude; two brothers Frank and Walter, a sister Maye Spencer, a grandson Charles Brott Jr. and two stepdaughters.

Survivors include his wife Bertha; a daughter Betty and husband Leonard Zigler of Brooklyn, Iowa; two sons Lowell and wife Vaunceil Brott and Charles and Charlene Brott all of Clearfield; five stepchildren; eleven grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren and 14 step-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 24, 1996, at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Clearfield, Iowa, with Rev. Alan Rusk officiating. Music was provided by Patty Parrish and Deb Briggs.

Serving as pallbearers were David Zigler, Gary Zigler, Vernon Zigler, Jeff Brott, Carroll Baker and Gerald Baker.

Grant was laid to rest at the Redding Cemetery in Redding, Iowa.

Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014

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