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Earl G. Groby

Wed, Nov 20th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Earl G. Groby, 94, of Fountain, Minn., died Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Spring Valley Care Center.

Earl was born on September 3, 1919 in rural Spring Valley, Minn., the son of Vilan and Clara (Rongley) Groby. He attended country school. He farmed his entire life near the Fountain area. On January 5, 1974 he married Evelyn Smallbrouck at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff, Minn. He was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley. He enjoyed fishing, camping, visiting with folks and taking many sightseeing trips.

He is survived by one sister, Grace Rodgers of Chatfield, Minn. A special cousin, Betty (Freddie) Milbrandt of Rochester, Minn. Two step-children, Johnny (Lily) Robbins of Texas and Angela Robbins of Florida. A special couple to Earl, Mark (Judy) Arndt of Chatfield and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Evelyn, one sister, Verna Bolles.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am., Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church with Revs. Dennis Timmerman and Laura Fladten officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Valley Cemetery.

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