December 14, 1955 - March 9, 2022
Celebration of Life Service for Kimberli Groom, 66, will be 11:00 AM, Friday March 18, 2022 at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Alan Seibel officiating. Cremation and arrangements are by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory. Kimberli was born December 14, 1955 in Meno, Oklahoma to Walter and Lady Lune (White) Hoeltzel. She was one of eleven children who grew up on the family farm. She attended Ringwood Public Schools, graduating in 1974. She married Dennis Groom on September 13, 1974 in Enid where they made their home. Kimberli intertwined three loves throughout her life: family, sports and animals. For years she worked at the Holiday Inn on South Van Buren. There she taught her oldest son Nick, not to play “sick” because he found himself stripping beds instead of learning at school. As her family grew, she transitioned to life as a domestic engineer. There she taught her kids finish what you start and to be the best you can be, whether it be on drill team, baseball, football, softball, basketball, track and field, marching band, sports cards, owning booths in the flea market or attending church. No matter the activity they were involved in she encouraged her children to be themselves, to be smart, and to be honest. Even in any cockamamie idea their dad had, she encouraged her family to be kind, loyal and dedicated. Most of all she taught them to be accepting of anyone who crosses their path because everyone has value. This was exemplified in the way she accepted her dogs: Honey, Santa, Cleopatra, Ace, Apollo, Bishop, Napa, Keno, Sherlock and the many fosters; all were different in their own right, each of them had value. Kimberli (Kim, Mom, Coach, Angel- however you knew her) will be and is already greatly missed. Her impact on the people she came in contact with is immeasurable. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Dennis, sister Marylyn Mills, brothers Stephen(Steve), David(Dave), Sheridan and Joseph Hoeltzel. She is survived by her children: Heather (Michael) Goodpasture, Nicci (Citrenua) Groom, Casey (Anna) Groom, Morgan (Ian) Weiss, and Conner Groom; 8 grandchildren; siblings Sandra Crabtree, Charlotte Lieswald, Aaron “Mark” Hoeltzel, Rebekah Stevens, and Debra Stevens; nieces, nephews and many other family members. Memorials may be made to Furever Friends through Anderson-Burris. Condolences may be made online at www.andersonburris.com.
Celebration of Life Service for Kimberli Groom, 66, will be 11:00 AM, Friday March 18, 2022 at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Alan Seibel officiating. Cremation and arrangements are by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory.... View Obituary & Service Information
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