Wilmar Leroy Grothe[1]

Male 1930 - 2002  (72 years)


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  • Name Wilmar Leroy Grothe 
    Born 23 May 1930  Felton, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Oct 2002  York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Wilmar L. Grothe of Brogue died at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 15 at York Hospital, after a lengthy illness. He was 72.
      Mr. Grothe retired from the former PA&S Small Co., where he was a truck driver. He was a member of Bethlehem Stonepile United Methodist Church, Red Lion.
      Born in Felton May 23, 1930, he was a son of the late Edward C. and Nettie Sutton Grothe.
      He leaves his wife of 54 years, Erma V. Craley Grothe; two sons, Larry L. Grothe of Airville and Terry L. Grothe of Brogue; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Druck of Red Lion and Norma J. Berkheiser of Windsor; and a brother, Anthony Grothe of York.
      Viewings are 6 to 8 p.m. today at Burg Funeral Home Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Bethlehem Stonepile United Methodist Church, 250 Bethlehem Church Road, Red Lion. The service is at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the church, with his pastor, the Rev. Thomas R. Osenbach, officiating. Burial is in Bethlehem Stonepile United Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society of America Inc., 800 Corporate Circle, Suite 100, Harrisburg 17110; or to Bethlehem Stonepile United Methodist Church, 250 Bethlehem Church Road, Red Lion 17356.
      York Dispatch - October 17, 2002
    Buried Bethlehem (Stonepile) Church Cemetery, Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I21757  runkle
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2019 

    Father Charles Edward Grothe,   b. 1885,   d. 1972  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Nettie Sutton,   b. 1897,   d. 1981  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F18248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Erma V Craley,   b. 16 May 1932, Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 2015, Brogue, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [1
    Children 
    +1. Larry L Grothe,   b. 23 Feb 1949, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 2008, Airville, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +2. Terry L Grothe
    Family ID F8596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1930 - Felton, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Oct 2002 - York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bethlehem (Stonepile) Church Cemetery, Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1] The Runkle Family of York County, Pennsylvania, June Runkle Grove, (June Runkle Grove, November 1999).

    2. [S43] Obituary.