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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.

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