George Rufus Grotts (1935 - 2016)


George Rufus Grotts, 80, of Scottsbluff, Neb., formerly of Greenville, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016, at his home by Little Lake Alice.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. James Lutheran Church in Scottsbluff, with the Rev. Ralph Morris officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff, with military honors accorded by the U.S. Army Funeral Honor Guard. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Friday at the church. Memorials: Regional West Hospice. Joliffe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Grotts was born on May 11, 1935, in Greenville, the son of Joseph and Alva (Elkins) Grotts. He married Mary Mabeth Devall in 1958.
Surviors include his wife; daughter, Laura and her husband David Schild; and son, George Michael Grotts and his wife Teri.
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Jolliffe Funeral Home
2102 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(308) 632-2121
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Published in The Leader-Union from Apr. 12 to Apr. 20, 2016