Denora Grote, age 92, of Faribault died on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at the Gunderson Suites of Kenyon Sunset Home, Kenyon.
Funeral services will be held at First English Lutheran Church, Faribault on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be a Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.
Visitation will be at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 4 to 7 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the services on Thursday.
Denora, the daughter of Joseph and Lena (Lindberg) Kalseth was born on February 17, 1923 in Northfield Township, Rice County. She graduated from Northfield High School. Denora married Donald Grote on September 26, 1944 in Vang Lutheran Church, Dennison. They farmed on the family farm until moving to Faribault in 1981. Don passed away on July 2, 1998.
She is survived by four children, Nadeen (and Robert) Balsis of Oak Creek, WI, Bonnie (and Paul) Bauer of Faribault, Rochelle DeWolfe of Faribault and Fred (and Barb) Grote of Kenyon; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; nieces; nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Lenora Lubiens, Senora Tatge and one sister in infancy; two brothers, Lester and Ulysses Kalseth.
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Name: Jan Wille
Date: Friday May 08, 2015
Rochelle and family, I wanted to express my sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your mother. I have many fond memories of her welcoming smile and sense of humor. Both your parents where very special to our family as neighbors and friends.
Name: Joan Morris Nelson
Date: Monday May 04, 2015
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your entire family, Rocky. I have some very special memories of your mom from the days at your farm many years ago. We are up north but if I can possibly make it back in time for the funeral-I will sure try. God bless your mom and the wonderful daughter you always were to your Mother.