Ida Grothe, of Mora, died on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at her home. She was 99 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 6th at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora with Rev. Greggory Coop officiating.
VISITATION will be on Sunday, May 5th from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home; plus 1 hour prior to the funeral service on Monday at the church.
INTERMENT will be at Oakwood Cemetery.
Ida W. Grothe, of Mora, Minnesota, died on May 1. 2013. She was 99 years old
Ida was born on January 6, 1914 in Danville Township, Minnesota Lake, Minnesota to Otto and Wilhelmina (Riewe) Beyer. She was baptized on January 18, 1914 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wells, Minnesota. She was confirmed on April 1, 1928 at St. John’s Church in Danville Township. On December 25, 1936 she married Giles Grothe in St. Clair, Minnesota. She was a homemaker and farmed her whole life with her husband, except for two years when they both worked in the Navy Yard in San Francisco, California.
She was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mora and also the Naomi Circle at church. She had a strong faith in her Savior. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels.
Ida was preceded in death by her husband Giles, who died on May 4, 1988; her parents; and siblings Fred, Carl, Esther, Ernest, Walter, Harold and Hildegard.
She is survived by one sister Elsie Parker of Redding, CA; and many nieces and nephews; plus a host of friends.
Funeral services were held on Monday, May 6th at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora with Rev. Greggory Coop officiating. Music was provided by Karen Kirschner-Danielson. Pallbearers were Larry Grothe, Dale Grothe, Harlen Beyer, Richard Keller, Norman Glaubitz, and Delbert Wilson. Honorary Pallbearers were Harold Beyer, Clifford Cook and Ronald Anderson. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.aifuneralhome.com