|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1926|
Palo Alto County
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 2001|
EARL G. GROSSNICKLE
HARCOURT-Earl G. "Jake" Grossnickle, 74, of Harcourt and formerly of Dayton, died Sunday, July 22, 2001, at his home.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at the United Methodist Church in Dayton, with the Rev. John J. Hembry officiating. Burial will be at West Lawn Cemetery in Lehigh, with military graveside rites conducted by the Donald Harper Post No. 5720 V.F.W. of Lehigh. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Carson Funeral Home in Dayton.
Earl G. Grossnickle was born Sept. 27, 1926, in Emmetsburg, the son of William and Mary (Williams) Grossnickle. He attended Lehigh schools. Following his education, he worked with his father as a drain tile contractor in the Lehigh area. Earl was drafted into the United States Army in September of 1945, and served during World War II. He was united in marriage to Virginia Andrews on July 17, 1948, in Fort Dodge. Following their marriage. Earl and Virginia lived in the Lehigh area and Earl worked in the gypsum mills in Fort Dodge. In the early 1960's the couple moved to an acreage northwest of Dayton. Earl then worked as a carpenter until retiring in 1989. Earl and Virginia moved to the Lost Grove Apartments in Harcourt in April of 1999.
Earl loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was an avid fisherman and gardener and loved his guitar and country music. Earl was a member of the United Methodist Church in Dayton.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Grossnickle of Harcourt; two sons and their wives, Daniel and Patty Grossnickle of Dayton, and Monte and Elizabeth Grossnickle of Woodward; three daughters, Erline Jones of Harcourt, Christine and her husband Rodney Sayles of Perry, and Gine and her husband Ron Jondle of Dayton; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four brothers; two sisters; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son, Earl Leon, one brother and five sisters.
Memorials may be directed to the discretion of the family.
William Grossnickle (1892 - 1971)
Mary Nancy Williams Grossnickle (1898 - 1976)
Virginia Frances Andrews Grossnickle (1928 - 2002)*
Earl Leon Grossnickle (1949 - 1949)*
Bertha Rosella Grossnickle Evans (1914 - 1995)*
Beulah M. Grossnickle Sturges (1916 - 2000)*
Evelyn Grossnickle (1919 - 1920)*
William James Grossnickle (1921 - 2004)*
Lucille Margaret Grossnickle Johnson (1923 - 2006)*
Earl G. Grossnickle (1926 - 2001)
Virgil Leroy Grossnickle (1929 - 1998)*
Richard Eugene Grossnickle (1930 - 2008)*
Jerold Edward Grossnickle (1935 - 2009)*
West Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Frankie West
Record added: Mar 07, 2009
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