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Raymond William Herman Groskreutz
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Birth: May 15, 1912
Forest City
Meeker County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1985
Meeker County
Minnesota, USA

Raymond was the brother to Jack Groskreutz. Ray married Helen Yerks, sister to Fern Yerks, who married Jack. Ray was blowing snow for a neighbor, and had stopped to have coffee in the house of that person, when he just passed away.
Certified copy of the death certificate from the Minnesota State Department of Health, Division of Vital Records.
The casket bearers for Ray were: Brian Groskreutz, Randy Groskreutz ,Steven Groskreutz, Stanton Groskreutz, Rodney Gilsrud, Ronald Gilsrud, Eric Gilsrud, and Jeffrey Carlson. Burial was in Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield, Minnesota. The funeral was at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Litchfield, Minnesota.
Ray was born May 15, 1912 in Forest Prairie Township, Meeker County, the son of Herman and Mary
Groskreutz. On June 21, 1938, he married Helen Yerks in Eden Valley. He worked for many years on a farm in Harvey Township before moving to Litchfield in 1979, where he was employed at Custom Products. He was also a member of the church men's club.
He was survived by his wife, Helen, three sons, Ray jr., Robert, and Richard, all of Litchfield: two daughters, Donna(Mrs. Roger)Gilsrud of Benson, and Darlene(Mrs. John) Carlson of Cokato: three brothers, John, and Rudy, of Litchfield and Louis of Delano: 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter and two sisters.
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  Helen Rachel Edna Yerks Groskreutz (1918 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Litchfield Cemetery
Meeker County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Nov 21, 2011
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Raymond William Herman Groskreutz
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Raymond William Herman Groskreutz
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Raymond William Herman Groskreutz
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Ray was the nicest guy, I ever met, he was quiet until he got to know you.
- Ken Thiede
 Added: Oct. 3, 2015

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