Doyt E. Grossman, 94, LaFontaine, passed away at 2:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehabilitation.
He was born on Jan. 19, 1926, in LaFontaine, to the late Elmer and Florence (Mann) Grossman.
He was a 1944 graduate of LaFontaine High School. He married Phyllis R. Davis on Aug. 19, 1955; she passed away on July 23, 2011. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a lifetime farmer in LaFontaine and he was a member of the Lincolnville United Methodist Church.
He is survived by four sons: Jerry Grossman, Roanoke; Gerry Grossman, LaFontaine; Doyt Grossman Jr., Muncie; and Tom Grossman, Portland, Tenn.; a daughter: Joni Beeler, Fort Wayne; one sister: Donabelle Moore, Lafayette; eight grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 27, at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery with Reverend Melissa Rice officiating.
Preferred memorials are to the Rolling Meadows Hospice Program.