George L. Grovert, 81, passed away peacefully at home on March 15th, 2023.
The visitation will be Sunday, March 19th from 2-5 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, Vinton. A funeral service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church on Monday, March 20th at 11:00 AM with Rev. Stephen Preus officiating. A lunch will be served after the service. Burial services will follow lunch at St. John Lutheran Cemetery, rural Newhall.
George was the son of Henry Maurice and Gertrude (Happel) Grovert. He was baptized on December 7th, 1941 and confirmed on April 3rd, 1955 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Vinton. He graduated from Newhall Consolidated Schools in 1959. He attended the University of Iowa receiving his B.B.A. in economics in 1963 and his M.A. in accounting in 1965. He then went on to teach accounting at Iowa State University.
He fell in love with Pauline Marquardt and moved home to farm. They married on September 14th, 1969 at Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids. They had two children, Paul and Lori. George had a passion for farming and worked alongside his children in retirement.
George is survived by his wife, Pauline; his son, Paul (Janet) Grovert; his daughter, Lori (Eric) Lang; his grandchildren Caroline and Morgan Lang, Jenna and Nora Grovert; and his sister, Gretchen (Tom) Randall. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Maurice and Gertrude Grovert; and his brother, Thomas Grovert.
Memorials may be made in his honor to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Vinton Lutheran Home.
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