Dec. 16, 2017 – Jackson, WI – Harold W. Groth, born October 30, 1933, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. He was born and raised in Jackson, WI., the son of Harold E. and Violet (nee Klumb) Groth. He was a lifelong dairy farmer. He was past president of the Washington County Farm Bureau, Washington County Supervisor, Town of Polk Supervisor and 4-H Leader.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Joanna (nee Wolf) Groth; sister Rochelle (Marvin) Stoffel; sisters-in-law Janice Schmitt and Mary (Leon) Vore; children, Suzette Schuetz, Sandra Held, Timothy (Terry), Thomas (Tracy), and Terrance (Christine); grandchildren, Eric (Allison), Aaron, Brad, Chad (Kelly), Ryan (Sarah), Adam (Caroline), Jennie (Thorin Sr.), Amy, Allen, Clare, Cameron and Emily; great-grandchildren, Cadence, Paige, Grant, Emma, Jack, Greta, Millie, Hattie, Cash, and Thorin Jr. and further survived by other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service for Harold will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Drive, West Bend). The Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 1:00 PM.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Dr. Gary Herdrich and Horizon Home Hospice.