Obituary – Leroy Grube

JOHNSON — Leroy E. Grube, 77, died Jan. 27, 2008.
Funeral services were held at the Zion Lutheran Church, north of Johnson, Jan. 30, with Rev. William Dressen and Rev. John Kisling officiating.
Pallbearers were grandchildren, Chad Ottemann, Nathan Grube, Nikki Elliott, Jesse Ottemann, Adam Grube, Mackenzie Ottemann and Ashley Grube. Interment was in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Johnson.
Leroy E. Grube was born to Wilhelm and Lydia (Hahn) Grube Jan. 26, 1930, at Johnson. He graduated from Johnson High School in 1947.
Leroy married Leona Elenga Nov. 4, 1950, at the St. Andrew Catholic Church, Tecumseh.
After farming his entire life near Johnson, Leroy and Leona retired to Tecumseh in 2003. Leroy’s main enjoyment in life was spending time with his family and watching his grandkids grow up. He also enjoyed over the years raising livestock, hunting and other outdoor activities, as well as visiting with anyone willing to sit down beside him.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Leona; daughter, Pam Ottemann, and husband, Dale, Johnson; sons, Tom and wife, Deb Grube, Hartington, and Steve and wife, Kelli Grube, Hartington; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Elda Rhineshart, Lincoln; and nieces and nephews.
Leroy was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Della Vaughn; and brother, Eugene Grube.
Memorials may go to the family’s choice.