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Donna R. Groskreutz

July 30, 1947 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Donna Groskreutz Obituary

Donna R. Groskreutz, age 76, of Watertown, SD passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at Prairie Lakes Hospital.  Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel in Watertown, SD.  Rev. Paul Kuckhahn will officiate.  

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday, February 9, 2024, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. and prior to the service on Saturday.  

Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Watertown.  Active pallbearers will be Rhonda Wine, Laura Hegge, Todd Britzman, Dave Stark, Kevin Kannas, and Todd Nogelmeier.

Donna was born on July 30, 1947 in Clark, SD, to Donald and Lois (Tiggelaar) Nogelmeier.  She grew up in the Henry area attending county school, graduating from Henry High School in 1965.

On September 3, 1966, Donna married Maynard Groskreutz in Watertown, SD.  Shortly after getting married the couple moved to Bloomington, MN where they started a raising a family.  While living in Minnesota, Donna worked at White Castle.  In 1976, the family moved to Watertown, SD.  Donna worked for Minnesota Rubber for thirty-five years, retiring in 2012.

Donna was a member of St. Martins Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed watching cooking shows, cheering on the Minnesota Vikings, watching Nascar, gardening, canning, flowers, and plants.  She had a love for pets of all kind, and especially enjoyed sitting in the sunshine in the garage. 

Donna is survived by her husband, Maynard, of Watertown; one daughter, Jodi (Don) Lemcke, of Rogers, MN; one son Jay (Billie Jo) Groskreutz, of Great Falls, MT; grandchildren, Taylor (Dalton) Duncan, Jordan Lemcke, Sydney Lemcke, Abbie Groskreutz, and Cassidy Groskreutz; one brother Darwin Nogelmeier, of Watertown; one sister, Doris (Donnie) Stark, of Watertown; two sisters-in-law, Noma Kannas, of Castlewood, SD, and Anotta Britzman, of Watertown.

Donna was preceded death by her parents and three brothers.

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February 9, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Crawford - Osthus Funeral Chapel (Watertown)

Funeral Service
February 10, 2024

10:30 AM
Crawford - Osthus Funeral Chapel (Watertown)


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