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John R Groene
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Birth: 1945
Kern County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 2010
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA

John Roger Groene, 65, of Atascadero, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at his home. He was a kind and quiet gentleman who was well loved by his family and friends. Roger was a native of California, born in Bakersfield. His family moved from Merced, Calif., to Concord, Calif., where he attended elementary school. He graduated from San Luis Obispo High School in 1963. Roger was a long time resident of San Luis Obispo County. He helped develop the family''s Little SIS Ranch in the Santa Margarita/Black Mountain area and worked with the Santa Gertrudis cattle on the ranch for a number of years. He also worked in construction in Atascadero with his father, J.F. Groene, and brother, Greg, in his early adulthood. In October of 1967, he joined the U.S. Marines for a four year tour of duty. He was proud to have served his country in Vietnam and Okinawa. He was loved and appreciated as an efficient and caring orderly at Twin Cities Community Hospital for 22 years. He retired from TCCH in 2001. John Roger Groene is survived by his wife, Bettie Jo "Jody" Groene; sister, Carol Trigueiro (George); brother, Greg (Shari); and five children Jeanne Raymond of Spokane, Wash., Dee Martinez (Kenny) of Creston, John Groene of Minneapolis, Minn., Aaron Groene of Boise, Idaho, and Mark Groene of Sacramento, Calif. He is also survived by grandchildren Jill Hendricks, Jenna Raymond, Kelly Martinez and Barbara Cox (Chris); great-grandchildren Charley and Case Cox; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, John Fritz Groene; mother, Florence Rosalie Groene; brother, Ted Groene; and daughter, Sara Adams. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept 13, 2010, at the Chapel of the Roses, 3450 El Camino Real in Atascadero, with a graveside service to follow at 2 p.m. at the Atascadero District Cemetery. Chapel of the Roses 466-1161 Atascadero 
Atascadero Pine Mountain Cemetery
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
Created by: Bob Spalding
Record added: Feb 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105227843
John R Groene
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John R Groene
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 Added: Mar. 26, 2013

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