Charlotte “Char” De Groot, age 72, of Luverne, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, at the Good Samaritan Society Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne.
She was born June 23, 1951, in Slayton, to John and Nelvina (Lolkus) Vis. Char grew up on a farm northwest of Chandler where she attended school and church. She graduated from Southwest Christian High School and later attended Worthington Community College for accounting.
Char married Larry De Groot on June 1, 1991, in Luverne. The couple lived in Luverne. Char worked various jobs in accounting and customer service including IBP in Luverne for over 24 years.
She enjoyed baking, canning, gardening, flowers, reading, music crocheting and traveling. She especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s activities.
Char is survived by her three children, Mike (Kristee) Hart, Luverne; Scott Hart, Adrian; and Andrea (Justin Volden) Hart, Beaver Creek; nine grandchildren, Katelyn Hart, Brennan Hart, Brogan Hart, Jocelyn (friend, Ross Bergman) Hart, Jadyn Hart, Quintyn Volden, Lilith Volden, Brianna Hart and Alexis Hart; two great-granddaughters, Lylah and Olivia Hart; and a sister, Marilyn (Lloyd) DeBoer, Beaver Creek.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Larry, on Feb. 17, 2008; an infant sister, Darlene Vis; and a sister, Carolyn DeBoer.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne, and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the American Reformed Church, in Luverne, officiated by Pastor Mike Altena. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.