Hilmer W. Groth, 87
July 17, 1929 ó July 18, 2016

Hilmer W. Groth, age 87 of Jackson, died Monday, July 18, 2016, at Ivy Manor in West Bend. He was born July 17, 1929, in Jackson to John and Adela (nee Kannenberg) Groth.

Hilmer served in the U.S. Army in Korea. Following his discharge, he returned to the farm where he worked his entire life.

He was a 57-year member of the Sgt. Henry F. Gumm Post 483 American Legion and a life-long member of Davidís Star Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Hilmer is survived by his two brothers, Gerald (Karen) of Jackson and Delwyn of Jackson, and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Adela, and two brothers, Elroy and Orville.

Hilmerís family would like to extend a special thank you to Ivy Manor for all the great care given to Hilmer for the past 3 1/2 years, Serenity Hospice, Dr. Herdrich and the staff at St. Josephís Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, July 25, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson, with Rev. Michael Woldt of Davidís Star Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow in Davidís Star Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends on Monday at the funeral home from noon until 1:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Davidís Star Building Fund or the charity of the donorís choice are appreciated.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson is serving the family.

Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.