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Information for Vergil Lee Grove

7 January, 1912 - 17 January, 1986

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Vergil Grove

    Services for Vergil Lee Grove, 74, of Caldwell, who died Friday, Jan. 17, at the Caldwell hospital will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel.  Caldwell Pastor Scott LeMert and Pastor Merlin Knowles of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Caldwell, will officiate.  Interment will follow at the wilder Cemetery.
    Mr. Grove was born Jan. 7, 1912, in Norton County, Kan., to Lee and Tenah Grove.  He was reared and educted in Kansas and married Ardis Foster on June 15, 1934, in Phillips County, Kan.  The couple farmed in Kansas and in Colorado until moving to Idaho in 1953.  He had worked at the Champion Bakery near Caldwell and later in real estate at Eagle before his retirement.  He was a member of the Caldwell Seventh-day Adventist Church where he had served as a church elder, a sabbath school teacher, an investment leader and a church treasurer.
    He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; a son and daughter-in-law, Doyle V. and Elaine Grove of Nampa; two brothers, Rex Grove of Payette and Wayne Grove of Baker, Ore.; two granddaughters, Linaya Arrell of College Place, Wash., and Lori Shaw of Beaverton, Ore.; five great-grandchildren; two nieces and three nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
    Friends may call today from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  The family suggests that memorials may be given to the Worthy Student Fund at the Caldwell Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School or to the Gem State Academy, Caldwell.


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