NORMAN ROBERT GROET DEMOTTE, IN Norman Robert Groet of DeMotte, aged 73, passed away June 10, 2013. Norm was born in Jasper County on October 11, 1939 to Charles and Helen (nee Misch) Groet. On July 29, 1978, he married the love of his life, Sandra (nee Jennings) Groet in DeMotte. Norm farmed his entire life. He loved spending time with his grandkids, ice fishing, and going to farm sales. He was a member of the Town of DeMotte Planning Commission. Norm is survived by his loving wife, Sandra; three daughters: Lisa (Jess) Denger, Melissa (Mark) Ratliff, and Amy (Trent) Hartley; six grandchildren: Henry and Clark Denger, Zachary and Megan Ratliff, and Tyler and Luke Hartley. He is also survived by six sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Thursday, June 13, 2013, from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. at The Christian Church of DeMotte, 703 - 15th Street (Across from the Field of Dreams). Per Mr. Groet's request cremation and burial service will be private family services. Boersma Funeral Home of Wheatfield is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times on June 12, 2013