Mrs. DeGroot was born in Campobello, a daughter of the late Arthur and Emily Nantz. She was retired as a LPN. Mrs. DeGroot was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, John; sons, Michael, Wayne, Michael and William; daughters, Debbie, Kathy, Linda, Stephanie, Adrienne; 13 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; brothers, Douglas and Robert; and sisters, Helen and Beedy.
Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, with Father Ray Carlo officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mercy Hospice, P.O. Box 50640, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29579.
An online guest book is available for signing at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com.
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.