Edna Mildred “Mid” Grolich, 94, daughter of Eli and Ella Hammel Bowles, passed away on Feb. 12, 2020, at Millers Merry Manor in Plymouth.
Edna was born on Feb. 5, 1926, in Plymouth,, and remained a lifelong resident of the area. She was a Plymouth High School graduate. Edna married her husband, Richard “Dick” J. Grolich on June 22, 1945. Edna and Dick owned and operated the Grolich Grocery Store in Argos for several years until its closure. Edna had a very close-knit family that she dearly loved. She cherished spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Edna is survived by her children, John (Deanna) Grolich of Plymouth, Tim (Lula) Grolich of Scottsdale, Ariz., Jodie Smith of Plymouth, and Beverly Jean Taylor of Plymouth. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces, great-nieces, and nephews. Also surviving is Edna’s dear friend, Patty Slough. Edna is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Dick, four sisters and five brothers.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Calvary Lutheran Church. Pastor Eric Ahlemeyer presided at the funeral service. Burial was at the New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth, Indiana.
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted with the care of Edna’s family.
Memorials may be made to the Richard Grolich Scholarship Fund through Argos Dollars for Scholars, or the Marshall Stake Development Center.
Friends are invited to sign the online guestbook and share memories of Edna with his family at www.vangilderfuneralhome.com.