Brenda Gail Grotrian
Brenda Gail Grotrian, 76, Elkhart, died 12:08 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Elkhart General Hospital.
She was born Sept. 26, 1943 in Cuzco, to Ollie and Ermal (Wagoner) Hardin.
On June 30, 1963, she married Carlton D. Grotrian.
Surviving are her husband, Carlton, Elkhart; daughters, Karla (Doug) Neeld, Carmel, Lisa (Scott) Dozier, Elkhart; grandchildren, Elliot Neeld, Drew Ramer, Natalie Neeld, Jarrod (Kiara) Rickey, Brice Rickey, Kylee Dozier, Sarah Neeld; great-grandchildren, Kiera, Kaylee, Leobardo, Chosen, Dalia; and a sister, Carolyn Sue (Mike) Wheeler, Goshen.
Preceding her in death are her parents and siblings, Ollie Jr. Hardin, Ann Lorey, Jean Nolan, Kenneth Paul Hardin, Robert Hardin, Eva Lou Kern, Marilyn Whitehead and Cheryl Young.
Brenda was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, gardening and nature. She was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 18548 County Rd. 18, Goshen. Pastor Andrew Wollman will officiate and burial will follow at Violett Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is handling arrangements and online condolences may be shared at
Published on November 15, 2019


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