Helen Jacqualine Groff

Tawas City, Michigan
July 6, 1934 - April 12, 2017

Visitations

Her family will welcome friends at the funeral home for visitation on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of the funeral service.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home ~ Tawas City

Services

A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City with Haven Bouchard officiating.

Obituary Notice

Helen Jacqualine Groff, of Tawas City, passed away peacefully at her home under the loving care of her family and hospice on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, age 82 years. Helen was born on July 6, 1934 in Twining to Chester and Nola (Finerty) Butts. She married Willard A. Groff on April 23, 1955 and they celebrated 55 beautiful years of marriage until his passing in 2011. Helen was privileged with the opportunity to remain at home during her working years to raise their children and care for the household duties. She will be happily remembered for her enjoyment of going on road trips to casino's, being outdoors and mushroom picking, fishing, and country music! Helen also was a huge Detroit Tiger baseball and New England Patriot fan. Above all though, she truly loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Helen will be forever missed by all who had the chance to know and love her. She is now survived by her 3 children, Dennis Groff of Columbus, Ohio and his significant other, India, and her two children, Innocent and Infinity, Dick (Polly) Groff of Tawas City, and Angela (Chad) Wilson of Tawas City; 5 grandchildren, Kristy (Randy), Zachary (Bridgette), Brandon (Natasha), Sayje, and Lakelynn; 6 great grandchildren, Noah, Olivia, David, Clayton, Bristol, and Braxton; 2 sisters, Barbara Young and Nola Thompson; 2 brother-in-law’s, Gerald (Jan) Groff, and Jim (Thelma) Groff; 3 sister-in-law’s, Betty (Ken) Jones, Darlene Meske, and Linda Sarazen; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Willard A. Groff, 3 sisters, Thelma, Ida, and Evelyn; and 1 brother, Checker. A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City with Haven Bouchard officiating. Her family will welcome friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of the funeral service. Interment will take place in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery in Tawas City. An online guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.

Cemetery

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery

Condolences

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family.
— Kathy George
So sorry for the loss of this wonderful lady. She will be forever in my heart. Till we meet again. Fly high our beautiful angel.
— Janay Buzzie
So sorry for your loss. I knew your parents growing up on Townline.
— Terri Hill Trinklein
Love ya
— D Butts
I am so sorry for the loss of such an amazing lady. She was my inspiration as far as how to keep an immaculate home. I have known her for many years and I can say how truly blessed I was to know her. My deepest condolences to her entire Family. RIP Helen
— Kathi Trincilla-Brabow, Tyler, Andrew, Justin and Kaitlin Challenger and Family
Angie, I was sorry to see your mom had passed. She was always a sweet lady and I know she loved you so very much. My condolences to you and your family..
— Jessica Guoan

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