Nada Gronert Obituary

Nada F. Gronert
Nada F. Gronert
Nada F. Gronert

April 17, 1925 - September 6, 2014
Born in Creston, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Nada Franklin Gronert, 89, passed away September 6, 2014, at Calvin Community in Des Moines.

Nada was born April 17, 1925, in Union County, Iowa, the daughter of Floyd and Nellie McGinnis Franklin. She graduated from Creston High School in 1942. She and Norbert Allen (Nub) Gronert married in Boca Raton, Florida, on February 23, 1944. They lived in Creston and Burlington before making their home in Centerville where Nada worked in the financial industry for thirty years; she retired as a manager for IT & T Financial Corporation.

Nada and Nub traveled extensively, especially enjoying trips to England, Switzerland, and Greece. In addition to wintering in Destin, Florida, for twenty-three years, they enjoyed visiting family and friends from Oregon to Texas, Minnesota to Florida. In 2002 they moved to Indianola, Iowa.

Nada was preceded in death by Norbert; she is survived by her son Steve and wife Anna; her daughter Jean and husband Jim Ellerhoff; her grandchildren, Lori, Nick, Toni, Amy, Steve, and Kathryn; and her great grandchildren Emma, Simon, Caleb, and Malena.

Memorial services are pending; memorial contributions may be made to the Indianola Public Library.






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