Donald H. Groom, age 92 of Ovid passed away on April 28, 2020 at Welcome Home Assisted Living in Owosso after being there a very short time. Don was born on June 30, 1927 in Ovid the son of Harry and Mabel (Rummell) Groom. He lived his entire life in Ovid and married Rose Gale on December 28, 1947 in Owosso. She preceded him in death on March 12, 2017. Don was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army. He had worked as a centerless grinder at Magnetek. After retirement he enjoyed volunteering at Memorial Healthcare for several years and his favorite past time was playing cards with his family and caregiver. Don was a member of Duplain Church of Christ. Survivors are his daughters, Irene Hunt, Shirley Miller and Marilyn (Randy) Rasmussen. Grandchildren, Barry Hunt, Bruce (Heather) Hunt, Marie (Kyle) Spiess, Mindy (Jeremy) Klein, Trevor (Chelsea) Rasmussen, and Nicholas Rasmussen. Several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Helen Dunkel, sons in law, Tom Miller and Darwin Hunt. Don’s daughters would like to thank Mary Castle for all her help caring for their father.
Private family graveside services will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ovid with Pastor Dan Cameron officiating. Memorials may be made to Ovid Public Library or
Ovid-Middlebury Fire and Rescue or the charity of the donor’s choice.
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