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Alan D. Groth

Friday, July 1, 2011


Alan D. Groth, age 57, of Alta, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

Memorial services were Wednesday, June 29, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.

Alan David Groth was born Oct. 29, 1953 in Fonda, to Harold and Ruth (Speer) Groth. Alan grew up with his family in Storm Lake where he graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1972.

On Aug. 7, 2003 Alan was united in marriage to Lori Boetel in Sturgis, S.D..

Alan worked as a farmer and truck driver. He cherished all the times he was able to spend riding his motorcycle. Alan will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Those left to cherish in his memory include his wife, Lori; son, Tyler Groth; brothers: Ronald Groth; and Kenny Groth; step-children: Brooke (Nathan) Francis; Becky (Marty) McDonald; and Liz (Sgt. Nate) Verslues; grandchildren: Matthew, Makel, Riley, Zeke, Anthony, Brittney, Sarah, Brittney, and Tayler; sister-in-law, Alea (Jamie) Klatt; nephew, Dr. Shawn (Ashley) Groth; niece, Erin (Steve) Cohler; extended family and many friends.

Alan was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Ruth.