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Friday, March 11, 2016

Ted Grote (March 9, 2016)

Ted Grote, 87, of Greenville, OH passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville, OH.

He was born February 15, 1929 in Ohio, a son of the late Carl and Gladys Grote. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Leila Grote; a sister, Margaret Myers.

Ted attended Fenn College majoring in economics, then worked for a local hospital as a credit manager. He started his own business, Grote Photography, on North Broadway in Greenville, Ohio and retired in 2014. Ted was in the Coast Guard from 1954-1958 and then in the reserves for 2 years.

Ted is survived by a sister-in-law, Mary Dierks of Toledo, Ohio and numerous nieces and friends.

A Celebration of Life, with full military honors by the Greenville Honor Guard will be held at 2 PM, Monday, March 14, 2016 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor David Cummings officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 1pm to 2pm. The family would like memorials to be given to The State of the Heart Hospice.

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