OBITUARY

Richard "Dick" Groe

October 20, 1931December 16, 2012
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Age 81

Died at home in St. Paul 12/16/12. Born 10/20/31 in Lake Mills, Iowa to Orin and Mabel Groe. He was very proud of his achievement as an Eagle Scout. Graduated from Lake Mills High School and University of Iowa. Served in the U.S. Air Force for 5 years as a jet fighter pilot achieving the rank of Captain. Following an honorable discharge, he served in the Air National Guard for 4 years. Preceded in death by his parents and sister, Virginia Lubbers. Survived by loving wife of 52 years, Evelyn; brother, Jim (Betty) Groe and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. Funeral service 11 AM Thursday 12/20/12 at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1583 Radio Dr., Woodbury with visitation 1 hour prior to service, all at church. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Animal Ark in Hastings, MN or King of Kings Lutheran Church. Family and friends will cherish his memory.

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Thursday, December 20, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 20, 2012
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Richard "Dick" Groe

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December 26, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With deepest sympathy of Kivipelto Family in Finland. Toivo and Maija Kivipelto, Alajarvi, Finland

December 24, 2012

You have our deepest sympathy. We remember the happy days when we had possibility to enjoy your warm hospitality. Hannu Rintamaki and family, Oulu, Finland

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December 19, 2012

You have our deepest sympathy and our prayers. This always a hard time but made especially hard at this time of year.
Tom and Laurie Burns

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