Jennifer Lynn Groat died overlooking her gardens and Lake Minnetonka with her family
by her side on August 6th, 2022. She was 68 years old and left her loving husband
Ronald of nearly 47 years, her three children, Allisun Grandy (Brandt), Ron Groat
(Hilary), and Tony Groat (Amy), and her ten grandchildren who lovingly referred to her
as “G” (Jack Clemons, Kate Clemons, RJ Groat, Calvin Groat, Annie Groat, Shelby
Groat, Emma Groat, Jason Groat, Finn Grandy and Mae Grandy). She is also survived
by her mother Dolores McCalla, her brother Joel Klucas, in-laws Jerry Groat (Mary) and
Valaurie Trumm (Greg). She was proceeded in death by her father Duaine Klucas,
brother-in-law Rudy Groat, and grandparents Maryon and Orrin McCalla. She was a
loving wife, mother, grandmother, family member and friend to many. She loved all the
people in the world she lived in, but particularly her God and Savior Jesus Christ,
husband, children and grandchildren, mother and brother, uncle Roger, cousin
Suzanne, and her many friends. She especially had a place in her heart for music,
birds, and the energy that surrounds us.
Jennifer (Jenner/G/Mom/Steady) will be remembered for the many lives she touched,
her kindness, fun loving soul, percussion instruments and generosity. She was an
exceptional business woman, property manager, medical practice manager, fundraiser
and leader. She effortlessly was a champion of woman’s rights and equality, an
excellent golfer and tennis player, and assumed leadership positions comfortably and
She was a graduate of Minnehaha Academy and Minnesota School of Business, and
learned quickly and efficiently in her many endeavors. She spent her later years on
Enchanted Island with her Minnesota family and friends, including the Island People,
Game Club, Motor Girls, Running Club, friends from Minnehaha Academy, the Rudy
Lopez Quintet, Women in Need of a Drink, the Ladies of Tennis and Kip’s, her Montana
family, and she was blessed to be near her Texas Groat family frequently.
Funeral/memorial service will be held at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church West, 7150 Rolling Acres Road, Victoria, MN, on Saturday, September 3, visitation 10 am, service 11 am, reception to follow.
Livestream at https://vimeo.com/743264189
Memorials please to Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, the National Alliance on Mental
Illness - NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org), or the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
She is gone too quickly. She was easy to love. She will be remembered by many, but
wanted everyone to remember; “what’s so funny ‘bout peace, love and understanding”.
Huber Funeral & Cremation Services
Mound Chapel 952-472-1716