Everett A. Groh

Everett Alan Groh, 53, of Boyne City, died Sept. 18, 2011, at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey.[private]

Everett was born on Jan. 5, 1958, the son of the late Everett C. and Martha (Quigg) Groh. In 1976, he married Karen A. Florenski. Everett worked at Wicks Manufacturing, Dura, in East Jordan for 15 years. He later opened Groh’s Auto Sales in Walloon Lake in 1992, and a second location in Boyne Falls in 2005. In 2008 he started a U-Haul rental dealership. He also drove truck for Town & Country Cedar Homes.

He is survived by his wife, Karen, and his daughter, Sarah L. Groh, and son, Jason Groh; and grandchildren, Alyssa Petriw, Lexy Petriw and Ayden Maltby; his sisters, Martha (Ken) McNew, Kyla Hodgkinson; and brothers Jim (Janis) Groh, Perry Groh; and several nieces and nephews.

Everett is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Gary L. Groh; nephew, James, and niece, Stephanie.

Everett enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved riding his Harley. He was a loving husband and father, and will always be in our hearts.

Visitation will take place from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Stackus Funeral Home in Boyne City,

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Stackus Funeral Home.[/private]

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