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July 12, 1946 – Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Service Information
Evangelical Covenant Church in Buffalo, MN
Saturday, February 15, 2014
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Saturday, February 15, 2014
one hour prior to services

Dale A. Grochow, age 67 of Buffalo, MN passed away at North Memorial Hospital, Robbinsdale, MN on Feb. 11, 2014. Memorial service on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at Buffalo Covenant Church, Buffalo at 11 AM. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Bloomington, MN
Dale was born on July 12, 1946 to Melvin A. & RhoDella (Schuft) Grochow in Gaylord, MN. Dale served in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968; from 1968 to 1976 he served with the US Marine Corps Reserves. He married Judy Ann Kroells on August 24, 1968 in Gaylord, MN. He truly enjoyed his family especially his three wonderful grandchildren. He was an athlete and sports fan. He loved gardening, fishing & boating. After he retired, he roasted coffee beans at Dunn Bros. in Buffalo. He will be greatly missed. Dale is proud to be a US Marine.
Preceded in death by his father, Melvin Grochow, brother-in-law, Dennis Kroells & father-in-law, Melvin Kroells.
Dale is survived by his loving wife, Judy Grochow of Buffalo, MN; children, Stephanie (Mark) Trump of Plymouth, MN & Erick (Carrie) Grochow of St. Michael, MN; grandchildren, Hana & Nicklaus Trump & Olivia Grochow; mother, RhoDella Grochow of Hutchinson, MN; sisters, Marion (Doug) Reese of Willmar, MN & Lynette (Merrill – “Boog”) Wendlandt of Hutchinson, MN; mother-in-law, Shirley Kroells of Arlington, MN; brother-in-law, Dale (Karen) Kroells of Gaylord, MN & sister-in-law, Linda Kroells of Atlanta, GA.
‘Well fought, Marine.’ Semper Fi!

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.

12 Guestbook Entries

  1. Sara Gales

    We are very saddened to hear of Dale’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Your Lifestyle Optics family.

  2. Carl Osterlund

    Mark Hurd

  3. Lanette Johnson

    Sorry to hear about Dale. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Lanette and Craig

  4. Cheri Chalstrom

    we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Arden Schuft

    Growing up with Dale will always be in my memory. The things we did and the fun we had. He was the closest thing to a brother that I could have had. I will miss him much.

  6. Adrieann & Cyril Brinkman

    Judy and family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Dale. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. God bless you through this difficult time.

  7. Walter Bielke

    Dale Grochow Family

    So sad to hear of your loss. I have many memories of Dale and me growing up as a couple of farm kids from the north side of Gaylord. We had some great times just messing around our farms together.
    Rest in Peace my Friend

  8. Myron & Sue Schwarzrock

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. My thoughts go back to the Mountville days – fond memories. Fron one Viet Nam vet to another “farewell” but not forgotten. Myron

  9. Deed & Pat Foote

    So sorry for you loss Judy & Family. Thoughts and prayers with you.

  10. Sandy Berg Krogstad

    Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

  11. Robert E. Shovlin

    I am so sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. He truly was a very warm and friendly man. Dale was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. My condolences and prayers go out to all the family.

  12. Allison Moser

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I will be praying for you and your extended family as you grieve the loss of a great man, husband, father, and grandfather. May the Lord bring you peace and rest at this time and in the days and months ahead.


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