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Jeffrey Robert Groves


Fri, Jun 21st, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Jeffrey R. Groves, 59, of Rochester, Minn., died Friday, June 14, 2013 at his residence.

Jeffrey Robert Groves was born December 9, 1953 in Newburgh, NY to George and Evelyn (Weygant) Groves. He grew up in Rochester and graduated from Mayo High School. He married Lynne Halverson on December 20, 1980 at Scheie Lutheran Church in Mabel, Minn. He was employed at Lewiston Auto. Groves was a very devoted family man, loved music, and loved his dogs.

Groves is survived by his wife; sons, Sean and Bryan, both of Rochester; his mother, Evelyn of Rochester; and sisters, Sharon Schwarz (Gary Anderson) of Lincoln, Calif. and Gail Groves of Rochester; parents-in-law Leonard and Loretta Halverson, of Mabel, Minn.; brother-in-law Neil (Lois) Halverson of Mabel; sister-in-law Sharon (Perry) Letizio of Prior Lake, Minn.; sister-in-law Lori and Bill Stahnke of Stewartville, Minn. and several neices and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father; and brother-in-law, Larry Schwarz.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Bethel Lutheran Church with the Reverend Anjanette Bandel officiating. A private family burial was held at Oakwood East Cemetery in Rochester. A visitation was on Tuesday, June 18 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Memorials are appreciated to Paws and Claws.

Mabel-Canton Superintendent Moriarty attends last meeting before retirement

Fri, Jun 21st, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

By Hannah Wingert The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on June 18, 2013 at 7pm. All members were present except for Principal Jeff Nolte and Troy Soiney. The board approved a motion to renew Jeremy Braun’s Speech and Language contract for t ..... 
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Mabel City Council still in need of EMTs and First Responders

Fri, Jun 14th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Government

By Hannah Wingert The Mabel City Council met on June 12, 2013 at 7 pm. All were present except for Mayor Brian Street and council member Kirsten Wyffels. Terry Torkelson was Acting Mayor. There were no comments or discussion from visitors to th ..... 
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In the service - Benjamin Z. Hoffland

Fri, Jun 7th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Social Scenes

Benjamin Z. Hoffland Air Force Airman Benjamin Z. Hoffland graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military dis ..... 
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Truman O. Casterton

Fri, May 31st, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Truman O. Casterton, age 68, of Mabel, Minn. and formerly of rural Canton, Minn. died May 22, 2013 at his home. Truman was born March 28, 1945 in Preston, Minn. to Ogden and Lillian (Russell) Casterton. He graduated from the Canton High School ..... 
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Mabel-Canton students visit the State Capitol

Fri, May 31st, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

State Representative Greg Davids (R-Preston) and State Senator Jeremy Miller (R-Winona) are pictured with 5th and 6th grade students from Mabel-Canton Schools. The group visited with the lawmakers recently while touring the State Capitol in St. Paul.

MARTY MILLER

Tue, May 28th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Long time Yuma, Arizona resident and original pioneer and Homesteader, Mrs. Everett (Marty) Miller passed away on Sunday May 26, 2013 in Rochester, MN. She was 94. She and her husband moved to the Yuma mesa in 1948. They were also longtime residents ..... 
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Mabel-Canton approves funding for Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports

Fri, May 24th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

By Hannah Wingert The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on May 21, 2013 at 7 pm. All members were present except for Dave Swenson and Jeff Nolte. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Superintendant Michael Moriarty made several a ..... 
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Part 3: Mabel-Canton senior class trip diaries

Fri, May 17th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

Day 8 By Christy Welscher and Morgan Roppe We started out the day early in the morning so we could be the first group at Mount Vernon, home of George Washington. We took a tour of the house and walked around the property. After we got back on the ..... 
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