Phyllis Groff, the first paid employee of the Texas Workforce CU, died Sept. 26. Memorial Mass for Groff will be at 6 p.m. Oct 3, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, located at 14151 U.S. Hwy 87 W. in La Vernia, Texas. Condolences may be sent to her daughter, Mary Bordner, at P.O. Box 656, LaVernia, Texas 78121.
Groff served as the CEO of Texas Workforce CU from 1986 to 1998. She is credited with bring the credit union from the bottom of a desk drawer in the Texas Employment commission to a real financial institution. Although she retired in 1998, Groff continued to volunteer and offer her support to the Texas Workforce CU.