The Ottumwa Courier

Obituaries

May 13, 2014

Sharon Grothe

OTTUMWA — Sharon K. Grothe, 54, of 102 W. Finley Ave., died at 4:48 a.m. May 10, 2014, at Griffin Nursing and Rehab Center in Knoxville.

She was born February 2, 1960, in Ottumwa to Rex and E. Maxine McAllister Long. She married Andy Grothe on June 16, 2002. He preceded her in death on February 9, 2012.

A graduate of Ottumwa High School, she resided in Ottumwa most of her life. She had attended Willard St. United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Megan (Cody) Blaine of Ottumwa; a brother, Steve (Rhonda) Long and their daughters, Jenny and Cheryl; a sister, Sandra (Rick) Whitmore and their daughter, Erica Martin; a sister-in-law, Marsha Grothe; and Sharon’s first husband, Randy Jones.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Her body has been cremated. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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