Frederick Grobe

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Jan. 13, 1944 Oct. 4, 2017

A funeral service for Frederick Grobe, age 73, of Sioux Rapids and formerly of Spirit Lake, was held Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. Burial was at Okoboji Cemetery.

Frederick Levi Grobe Jr., the son of Frederick John and Ople Grobe was born Jan. 13, 1944, in Spirit Lake. His childhood years were spent on the farm, hunting, enjoying the animals and his siblings. He graduated from Spirit Lake school system in 1962.

On July 13, 1991, he was united in marriage to his longtime companion, Sandra Feldhacker, in Milford. He loved the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Fred passed away Oct. 4, 2017, at his home in Sioux Rapids at 73 years of age.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandy; his parents; son-in-law, Benjamin Place and two brothers-in-law, Richard Pennington and Dale Deardorff.

Fred is survived by his children, two sons, Ron (Dora) Hansen, of Royal, and Fred (Gina) Grobe of Fort Dodge; one daughter, Kristy Place, of Spencer; grandchildren, Sarah Hansen, of Royal, Alexandra and Levi Grobe, of Fort Dodge; two sisters, Betty Pennington, of Council Bluffs, and Kay Deardorff, of Kellar, Texas.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.