January 1, 1930 - February 28, 2022
Edna Marie Grote, age 92, of Storm Lake, Iowa died on February 28, 2022, at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Storm Lake. Burial will follow in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the CHURCH. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements. Edna Marie Grote was born on January 1, 1930 to William and Lea (Boettcher) Ripke. She was baptized as an infant at Zion Lutheran Church in Storm lake. On April 2, 1944, Edna was confirmed at Zion. She attended grade school at Zion parochial. Edna graduated from Newell High School in 1948. On August 14, 1949, Edna was united in marriage to Marvin Grote at Zion. The couple was blessed with their son, Larry. Side by side, Marvin and Edna farmed for 40 years and together cared for their livestock. Edna enjoyed gardening. She canned and froze the produce from her large vegetable garden to feed her family through the winter. Flowers were always shared with her church family and friends from her beautiful flower garden. Edna was a faithful lifelong member of Zion. She served on church council, was a member of Walther League, the church choir, ladies aid, LWML Lutheran Hour ministry. Edna enjoyed reading , sewing, quilting, cards, doing puzzles, bowling, and golf in her free time. She also volunteered for BVCH and Meals on Wheels. She loved music and spent years with the Harmonetes. Edna will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Edna was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; her parents: William and Lea (Boettcher) Ripke; brothers: Martin and Herbert (Lorene); sisters: Norma, Eldora and infant baby sister; nephew: Philip Grote. Edna leaves to mourn her son, Larry (Janene) Grote; grandchildren: Christoffer (Jill) Adams and their children, Carson and Denisyn of Belle Plaine, Iowa; James (Jenny) Adams and their children, Riley, Elizabeth, Kolette, and Kinsley of Newell, Iowa.
Edna Marie Grote, age 92, of Storm Lake, Iowa died on February 28, 2022, at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Storm Lake. Burial will follow in... View Obituary & Service Information
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