Hans Harry Grote passed away peacefully on March 28, 2018 at the age of 91. He was the loving husband of his wife Helga for almost 60 years. Hans was a gentle and kind man who will be missed by his family and many friends. His family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Bluewater Health in Sarnia for their excellent care and compassion. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with prayers being offered at 8:00 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Michaels Catholic Church, 1920 Wildwood Dr., Bright’s Grove on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Donations in memory of Hans may be made to St. Michael’s Parish (cheques only at the funeral home please).