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Official Obituary of

Catherine Grogg

September 20, 1950 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Catherine Grogg Obituary

Catherine J. Grogg 73, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 12:23 P.M. Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, Indiana.

She was born on September 20, 1950, in Rochester, Indiana, the daughter of Lawrence and Jean (Emmons) Brown. On July 4, 1995, in Rochester, Indiana, she married Douglas D. Grogg and he survives.

Catherine graduated from Rochester High School and attended Bowling Green State University. She started her professional career working at First National Bank and retired from Smith, Sawyer & Smith Insurance after twenty -seven years of service.

In her leisure time she enjoyed gardening, reading, outings of lunch and shopping with her family and volunteering at the animal shelter.

Survivors include, her husband, Douglas Grogg, Rochester, Indiana, daughter, Karrie Moore, Cape Coral, Florida, step-daughter, Tonya (Gary) Jenkins, Milford, Indiana, step-grandchildren, Dane Jenkins and Danielle Jenkins, Milford, Indiana, sister, Susan Brown and husband Peter Van Dae, Rochester, Indiana, niece, Amy (Brian) Severns, Rochester, Indiana, nephew, Michael (Tiffany) Brown, Atlanta, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Private services will be observed. Memorials may be made to the Lawrence and Jean Brown Family Scholarship Fund through the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, 227 E. 9th Street, Rochester, Indiana. Arrangements by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Online condolences may be expressed at

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