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Thurly Harvey Groat

June 22, 1935 May 10, 2018
Thurly Harvey Groat
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Obituary for Thurly Harvey Groat

Thurly Harvey Groat, age 82, of Columbiaville, died Thursday, May 10, 2018. He was born June 22, 1935 in Melvin, Michigan, to Harvey and Vera (McConnell) Groat.

Thurly married Carolyn Florence Turner on July 14, 1956 in Brown City. He received his Bachelor's of Science from Lawrence Technological School. Mr. Groat worked over 50 years as a draftsman in machine and structural design. Mr. and Mrs. Groat were members of The First Baptist Church of Lapeer for many years. Thurly enjoyed woodworking and fishing at the family cabin in Glennie, on Lake Vaughn.

Mr. Groat is survived by his wife: Carolyn of Columbiaville; children: Dawn Groat of Indianapolis, Indiana, Stephen (Sharon) Groat of Imlay City and Jeff (Amanda) Groat of Davison; grandchildren: Andrew, Joshua, Stephen, Meagan, Ryan, Madison and Jackson; and great-grandchildren: Travis, Lucas, Molly, Bradley and Addison. He was preceded in death by his parents: Harvey and Vera Groat; and brother: Wilbur Groat.

The family will receive friends from 1-4PM, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. No formal funeral service will take place. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

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1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
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