June 17, 2021
Hollis Lee Grone, 96, of Davenport, the son of Harold and Bertha (Houseman) Grone, was born Nov. 3, 1924, on a farm near Davenport. He died Tuesday, June 8, at Fillmore County Hospital in Geneva.
Hollis grew up north of Davenport. He never quit farming. Even when he started as a tax consultant and starting his own business, he said he was a farmer that did taxes.
Hollis attended country school and graduated from Davenport High School with the Class of 1942. He was united in marriage to Nelva Bartling on June 30, 1951, at Bethel Church of the Brethren in Carleton. To this union five chil...