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Mildred Frances Groff

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Mildred Frances Groff, 89, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Lakes Regional Health Care in Spirit Lake.

No service information was provided.

Mildred was born May 8, 1918, in Dickens, the daughter of Robert B. and Verna (Wilson) Taylor. She was raised and educated in rural Lake Park, graduating from Excelsior Consolidated School in 1934. Mildred worked as a bookkeeper at Glen Hall Chevrolet in Spirit Lake.

On Sept. 21, 1941, she was united in marriage to Leslie Groff. They lived on the farm southwest of Lake Park until moving to town in 1969.

Mildred was a member of the United Methodist Church in Lake Park, United Methodist Women, Farm Bureau, Excelsior Federated Women's Club and Practical Pleasure Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Leslie; brothers: Howard and Dale; and grandsons, Brian and Bradley Taber.

Mildred is survived by her children: Judy Taber and her husband Gary of Lake Park, and Wayne Groff and his wife, Becky of Cedar Rapids; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers: Orville Taylor and his wife, Betty, and Glen Taylor and his wife Marylee; and sister, Marie Wells.