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Vyrle Grout

Vyrle Grout, 91 of rural Riverside died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Pleasantview Home following a series of strokes. The body has been cremated and at Vyrle's request there will be no services. A memorial fund for the South Sharon (Grout) Cemetery and Hospice of Washington County has been established. Memorials may be sent to the Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona

Vyrle Lorraine (Moomey) Grout was born November 4, 1921 in Frytown, Iowa the daughter of Cullen and Amber (Morgan) Moomey. She graduated from Kalona High School in 1940 and on August 29, 1940 she was united in marriage to Clair "Buck" Grout in Kahoka, Missouri. Vyrle worked at the Pleasantview Home in Kalona as a volunteer for 10 years and in the administrative offices as a secretary for five years. She volunteered at Atrium Village in Hills for seven years. Vyrle was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Jessamine Chapter in Sharon Center, and the Sharon Center United Methodist Church; where she served through the years as secretary, assistant Sunday school teacher, Bible school teacher, recording treasurer, children's opening service, administrative board and Council of Churches. She also belonged to the Kalona Historical Board, the 39er's Club, Sharon Card Club, Alpha Club and Town and Country. She was a leader for Camp Fire Girl's, Bluebird's and 4-H. Vyrle loved to entertain, have family dinners, play cards, spend time with friends, and play pranks on people. She was always helping others, and serving her community when there was a need.

Survivors include two children; Larry Grout of Riverside, Judy (Michael) Thompson of Kalona, one granddaughter; Chandra (David) Reimer of Kalona, great granddaughter; Carah Reimer, one sister; Lola (Wayne) Wasson of Wellman, nieces and nephews; Diane Schreiber, Debbie Ulin, Jerry Wasson, Kim Wasson, Tracy Wasson, Marla Wong and Brad Yoder.

Preceding Vyrle in death were her parents, her husband; Clair "Buck" Grout, one sister; Pauline Plank, two brothers; Darwin and Lyle Moomey and one nephew; Tony Yoder.

Peterseim Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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Larry and Judy: my deepest sympathies, I will miss Aunt Vyrle, but hoping you will find comfort knowing she is in heaven with Grandma & Grandpa, Uncle Buck and my Dad among others who went before her. I will have so many fond memories of her.

Marla Wong Mar 27 2013 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of your loss you are in our prayers. Vyrle will be so missed by all who new and loved her. Find comfort in knowing that she is now with the lord and those who left before her.

ART & COLEEN CHIPMAN Mar 9 2013 12:00 AM

Judy and family~ Sending my sincerest sympathy at the time of your Mom's passing. I have fun memories of the good 'ole days (hog roasts) and what fun-loving folks they both were. Tim Patterson Cedar Rapids, Ia

Tim Patterson Mar 9 2013 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of Vyrle's passing.Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Jon and Gretchen (Grout) Kochuyt Mar 8 2013 12:00 AM

I've only know Vyrle since 1999 when I started attending sharon center united church and she always remembered her husband at Easter and Christmas when we did flowers in memory of loved ones.I will miss the phone calls I made to her to remind her of sign up for these events and even whe she couldn't attend church anymore she always found a way to to order a plant in Buck's memory. My thoughts and Prayers to her family, keep your memories close to your heart joan

joan dinnel Mar 8 2013 12:00 AM

We share your grief and extend our sympathies. Aunt Vyrle will surely be missed by all her family and friends. May God wrap His arms around you and Judy at this time. You will be in our prayers for strength to cope with this event.

Jim and Ali Grout Mar 7 2013 12:00 AM

larry i am just shocked to hearyour mom passed away we have had such nice times together celebrating yur birthdays we will miss all those special times with you both/ your mom is back with buck and thisshould make you happy also one never knows how long we have on this earth so count our bessings as they comebdetty and boys

betty sedlacek and family Mar 7 2013 12:00 AM