Ethel M. "Marie" (Ervin) Grotts (1918 - 2015)


Ethel M. "Marie" Grotts, 97, of Pana, formerly of Fayette County, died on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Pana.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Leon Goff officiating. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Friends and family may gather at the funeral home prior to the services. Memorials: Prairie Rose Health Care Center Activity Fund, Pana. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mrs. Grotts was born on March 28, 1918, in Loogootee, the daughter of Harold Dale and Lucy Ellen Lape Ervin. She married Nelson George Grotts on Dec. 28, 1938, in St. Louis, Mo.; he died on Nov. 20, 1975.
Survivors include sons, Samuel R. Grotts and his wife Susan, Bob J. Grotts and his wife Betty, and Jim N. Grotts and his wife Sharon, all of Pana.

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Published in The Leader-Union from May 19 to May 27, 2015