Helen Jacqualine Groff


Birth: July 6th, 1934
Death: April 12th, 2017
Age: 82 years
Residence:Tawas City, Michigan

Helen Jacqualine Groff, of Tawas City, passed away peacefully at her home under the loving care of her family and hospice on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, age 82 years.  Helen was born on July 6, 1934 in Twining to Chester and Nola (Finerty) Butts.  She married Willard A. Groff on April 23, 1955 and they celebrated 55 beautiful years of marriage until his passing in 2011.  Helen was privileged with the opportunity to remain at home during her working years to raise their children and care for the household duties.  She will be happily remembered for her enjoyment of going on road trips to casino's, being outdoors and mushroom picking, fishing, and country music!  Helen also was a huge Detroit Tiger baseball and New England Patriot fan.  Above all though, she truly loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  Helen will be forever missed by all who had the chance to know and love her.  She is now survived by her 3 children, Dennis Groff of Columbus, Ohio and his significant other, India, and her two children, Innocent and Infinity, Dick (Polly) Groff of Tawas City, and Angela (Chad) Wilson of Tawas City; 5 grandchildren, Kristy (Randy), Zachary (Bridgette), Brandon (Natasha), Sayje, and Lakelynn; 6 great grandchildren, Noah, Olivia, David, Clayton, Bristol, and Braxton; 2 sisters, Barbara Young and Nola Thompson; 2 brother-in-law’s, Gerald (Jan) Groff, and Jim (Thelma) Groff; 3 sister-in-law’s, Betty (Ken) Jones, Darlene Meske, and Linda Sarazen; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.  Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Willard A. Groff, 3 sisters, Thelma, Ida, and Evelyn; and 1 brother, Checker.  A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City with Haven Bouchard officiating.  Her family will welcome friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of the funeral service.  Interment will take place in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery in Tawas City.  An online guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.



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