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Eleanor Grout
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Obituary for Eleanor Grout

Eleanor Grout, 96, of Winterset, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Madison County Memorial Hospital in Winterset. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, June 28, at New Bridge Church in Winterset with Rev. Dr. John Shaull officiating. Burial will be in the Clark Cemetery at Madison County, Iowa.

Eleanor was born on September 22, 1921, at Hays, Kansas to Joseph and Carolina (Wagg) Sauer. She was married on June 3, 1947 at Ellis, Kansas to Claude Grout. She had been a resident of Winterset since 1948, having come from Colorado. She had taught school for two years, had worked at Mountain State Telephone Company in Denver, Colorado, and had spent most of her time as a homemaker. She had been a member of the New Bridge Church.

Eleanor is survived by her daughters, Claudia (Dennis) Royal of Winterset and Bonnie (Gordon) Caldwell of North Port, FL; brother-in-law, Jack Fox of Ellis, KS; grandchildren, Lindsey Royal, Michael Orange, Elliott Caldwell, Drew Caldwell, and Erin Caldwell; step grandson, Allen Royal; great grandchildren, Savannah Orange, Lily Caldwell, Logan Caldwell, Caleb Carter and Eve Carter; step great grandchildren, Natashua Kufchak, Ryan Royal, and Kyle Royal; and step great great grandson, Alex Kufchak.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Carolina (Wagg) Sauer; husband, Claude Grout; brother, Ernest Raymond Sauer; and sister, Wilma Fox.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 to 8 PM at the New Bridge Church with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 PM. Memorials may be directed to her family for a future designation.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Caldwell-Parrish Funeral Home-Collins Chapel in Winterset. Online condolences may be left at

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Bridge Church

1305 W. Jefferson
Winterset, Iowa 50273

Family will greet friends from 5 to 7 PM

Funeral Service




10:30 AM
New Bridge Church

1305 W. Jefferson
Winterset, Iowa 50273

Cemetery Details


Clark Cemetery

2850 Ivy Trl
Winterset, Iowa 50273

Memorial Contribution

To Her Family for a Future Designation


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