Ellsworth loses its oldest resident

At the time of this publication Dorothy Remley just celebrated her 106th birthday and is considered to possibly be the oldest living resident in Ellsworth County.

She was born Dorothy Louise Grothusen Sept. 12, 1911 in an old stone house just southwest of the Ellsworth Cemetery to William and Christine Strella Grothusen whose families had immigrated from Czechoslovakia. Dorothy grew up in a loving home with four brothers Ralph, Lloyd, Dale and Jack, all hardworking and successful farmers in the area.

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