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 Wendell Willis Grothen

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Wendell Willis Grothen

  • Birth 1 Dec 1927 Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 4 Mar 2006 Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Ayr, Adams County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 79953854

Hastings resident, Wendell W. Grothen, 78, of 5615 South Adams Central Ave. died Saturday, March 4, 2006 at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital following a long illness.

Services will be Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 10:30 AM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, south-west of Hastings, NE.

Mr. Grothen was born December 1, 1927 to Elmer and Lena (Priebe) Grothen in Hastings, NE. He was raised in Adams County on a family farm and attended Kelly District 35 School. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1944. On February 9, 1947 he married Donna Laubon. He worked on the family farm. He was a life long member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, south-west of Hastings, NE.

He is survived by his wife, Donna, 2 sons, Dennis and Gale Grothen both of Hastings, NE, 7 grandchildren, Lanette Grothen, Hastings, NE, Kristina Grothen, of Hohhot, China, Heather Greenwood, Fort Collins, CO, Sarah and Geoff Grothen, of Lincoln, NE, Heidi Burgett, San Jose, CA, Haley Vote, Dublin, CA, 3 Great Grandchildren, Lanay Grothen, Hastings, NE, Preston and Colby Greenwood of Fort Collins, CO.

He is preceded in death by his parents, 1 daughter, Carolyn Burgett, 1 grandson, Anthony Grothen, 1 brother, Orlo Grothen,

Memorials may be given to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, south-west of Hastings, NE. A luncheon will be served at the Adams County Fairgrounds, north end following the service.

Family Members



Wendell Grothen & Donna Laubon

Feb. 9, 1947

Parents Of
Dennis W.
Carolyn K.
Gale E.





  • Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
  • Added: 6 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79953854
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wendell Willis Grothen (1 Dec 1927–4 Mar 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79953854, citing Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Ayr, Adams County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Peggy Bargen Duey (contributor 46873059) .