Archie Daniel Groft

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Archie Daniel Groft

Birthplace: Delta, Millard County, Utah, United States
Death: April 10, 2014 (89)
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
Immediate Family:

Son of Archie Dale Groft and Lala T. Groft
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Private and Sydney Ann Bohac

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ARCHIE GROFT Archie Groft passed away April 10, 2014, at home in Las Vegas, after a long battle with cancer. He was born April 9, 1925, in Delta, Utah, to Archie D. and Lala T. Groft, and was raised in the Uintah Basin. He came to Las Vegas in 1953 to build his business, Arctic Circle Drive Inn, and was the creator of the famous Arctic Sauce. He was a member of the LDS Church and served in the Las Vegas LDS temple for 18 years. Archie was the owner of the first Searchlight Co. in Nevada, past president and lifetime member of the North Las Vegas Lions Club and past president of the North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, his family and church. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sydney Ann Bohac. Archie is survived by wife, of 69 years, Naomi; sons and daughters-in-law, Lance and Linda, and Dennis and Donelle Groft; 12 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Viewing will be 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Bunkers Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. N. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the LDS Church, 877 Temple View Drive, Las Vegas. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local Lions Club or LDS Missionary Fund or favorite charity.

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Archie Daniel Groft's Timeline

April 9, 1925
Delta, Millard County, Utah, United States
May 4, 1952
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
April 10, 2014
Age 89
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
April 26, 2014
Age 89