LORAIN - Michelle Lynee (Thorn) Groot, age 43, of Camden Twp., died on Friday, June 6, 2014, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain.
She was born on September 30, 1970, in Medina, Ohio, and has lived in Camden Twp. for 8 years.
She was a 1988 graduate of Keystone High School and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Akron University in 1993. She had worked at several area hospitals including Oberlin and Lorain and was a loving compassionate caregiver. She was the advisor for the Camden Kids 4-H Club for ten years; she was a true animal lover, enjoyed camping and spending time with children.
She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Aaron; parents, Manuel and Carol (Tipton) Thorn, of Wellington; paternal grandmother, Lore Thorn, of Wellington; her children, Jacqueline Groot, of Elyria, Robert Groot, of Camden Twp., Grace Groot, of Camden Twp.; sister, Angie Yaworsky, of Wakeman; father and mother-in-law, Gordon and Ruth Groot, of Camden Twp.; a sister-in-law, Karen Halse, of Berea; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman, where services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Pastors Arnold Fleagle and Thomas Alexander will be officiating. Burial will follow at Camden Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on June 8, 2014
Morman Funeral Home
16 Cooper St. Wakeman, OH 44889