McLennan County, Texas
AUGUST 25, 1988
William Grote, 80, of Marlin, died Sunday, Aug. 21, at a Marlin hospital. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's United Church of Christ cemetery near Otto in Falls county, with the Rev. W.H. Smith officiating. Mr. Grote was born Feb. 3, 1908, near Otto. He was a retired farmer. His wife, Laura Linnemann, died in 1967. Survivors include one son, Willie Gene Grote of Marlin, and a half sister, Lydia Santi of California.