Wilbert Louis Grote, 90, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, August 26, 2013 in the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Garden of Four Seasons at Crestview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 6:00 on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at the funeral home.
Wilbert was born on March 25, 1923 in Wesley, Texas to Willie and Maggie (Williams) Grote. He was a postal worker for more than a decade and was the face of the post office window at the Faith Village Substation. Wilbert was an active member of First United Methodist Church. He was also served in the United States Air Force in World War II. Wilbert was a member of the VFW, the American Legion, the DAV and the Elks Lodge. He had been a resident of Presbyterian Manor for the last 15 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Mary Brackeen Grote and grandson, Joshua Grote.
Survivors include his sons, David Grote of San Francisco, CA, Donald Grote of Lufkin, TX and Richard Grote of Mechanicsburg, PA; grandchildren, Daniel Grote of Maryland and Justina Walker of Pollock, TX.
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