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Lois Grover

February 18, 1918 — July 23, 2015

Lois V. Grover, a long time Park Rapids, MN area resident, passed from this life to eternal life in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Care Age Country Home near Park Rapids. Lois was born to Len and Georgia (Bailey) Grover on her parent's farm in Straight River Township south of Park Rapids, MN on February 15, 1918. She attended the Straight River Country School #1 through the eighth grade and then went on to attend high school in Park Rapids from where she graduated as class salutatorian in 1935. As a young woman, Lois ventured to Minneapolis where she gained employment working for the Lampert Lumber Company. Later, she moved to Topeka, KS to be near her sister, Cora. In April of 1944, Lois enlisted in the U.S. Women's Army Air Corps where she served during World War II. Following her honorable discharge, Lois settled in the greater Detroit, MI area where she pursued a life long career in the automotive industry as a business manager/accountant until her retirement in the mid-1980's. Throughout her life, Lois traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe. She was a faithful member of the Riverside United Methodist Church and the Otto Hendrickson American Legion Post #212 both of Park Rapids. She will be lovingly remembered by her sister-in-law, Vi Grover of Park Rapids as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families. Lois was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters: Lorena, Fern, Pearl, Cora and Joyce and seven brothers: Wallace, Alva, Jack, Leonard, Matt, Bob and Darrell. Funeral services have been set for 11 AM Monday, July 27, 2015 at the Riverside United Methodist Church in Park Rapids with Pastor Carl "Chip" Nielsen officiating. Linda Szuszitzky will be the organist. Family friend, David "Lefty" Anderson will sing, "The Old Rugged Cross" and "In The Garden". The casket bearers will be nephews: Tom Schackman, Byron Knapp, Mark Schackman, Mark Grover, Dale Grover and Greg Grover. Military honors will be provided by the Otto Hendrickson American Legion Post # 212. Interment will be made in the Grover family plot of the Greenwood Cemetery next to her mom and dad. Visitation will begin at the church on Monday beginning one hour prior to the service. A luncheon To view the video tribute or to leave on line condolences please visit www.jonespearson.com
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