OBITUARY - HAROLD ZENAS GROUT
Harold Zenas GROUT, son of Grace (RICHARDSON) GROUT and Ray GROUT, was born October 14, 1930 at Tingley, Iowa. He
graduated from Tingley High School and received his bachelors degree from Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville,
MO. Harold served in the U.S. Army. Harold was united in marriage to Pearl Ruth SANDERSON on July 12, 1969 in Des Moines,
Harold was a banker at Tingley State Bank in Tingley for several years. They moved to Monett, MO in 1985 where
Harold worked at the Monett School. They lived in Kansas City, Kansas from Feb. 1998 until 2004 when they returned to
Tingley. Harold was a member of the Lions Club and the Tingley American Legion.
Harold passed away on April 26, 2010 at
Clearview Home in Mount Ayr.
Survivors include his wife Pearl GROUT of Clearview Home in Mount Ayr; son Dennis Henry of
Surprise, AZ; 3 daughters, Linda RINEHART of Kansas City, KS, Beverly AUER of Williamsburg, MO, and Kathy HENRY of
Burlington Junction, MO; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; 7 brothers Donald GROUT of Creston, Dale GROUT
of Riverside, CA, Charles GROUT of Newton, IA, Marvin GROUT of Cedar Rapids, IA, Kenneth GROUT of Cedar Rapids, IA,
Ronald GROUT and Robert GROUT of Des Moines; 1 sister Ruth HOY of Adel, IA; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives
and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson Matthew Kane REASONER.
Memorials are to the United Methodist Church. Arrangements were by Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr.
Services were held at the United Methodist Church in Tingley on Thursday, April 29, 2010, with Rev. Dan FERNANDEZ
officiating. Musicisan was Susie MOFFITT.
Casket bearers were Ralph GROUT, Glenn GROUT, Troy BRADY, Mike REASONER,
Rodney STARK and Don STARK.
Harold was laid at rest in the Tingley Cemetery, Tingley.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, May of 2010
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