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Obituary: Roscoe Grover

Roscoe Grover, age 94, died March 9, 2001 at St. Mark's Hospital.

He was born June 2, 1906, in Salem, ID the seventh of eleven children born to Tho-mas Martin and Isa-bella Hogg Grover. He was married in the Salt Lake LDS Temple to Lucille Vawdrey April 23, 1931. They were later divorced. He married Elda "Tommy" Grover June 5, 1969 in Salt Lake City, UT. Ross attended Sugar City High School and was enrolled in the Cit-izens Military Training Camp at Ft. Douglas in 1926. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Western States Mission from Nov 1927 to Jan 1930. Ross was a "Jack of all trades and a Master of Many." He was a plumbing and heating contractor, carpenter and builder. He work-ed as a foreman for the construction of US Steel Geneva Plant during World War II. He also worked for SL County Roads and Bridges and Deseret Pharmaceutical. Ross was a resident of Draper from 1931 to 1960, when the family moved to Midvale. He spent the years 1968 to 1997 on his beloved Idaho "Stump Ranch" by the River of No Return with his beloved wife, "Tommy." They returned to Salt Lake City in 1997. Ross was a lifelong member of the LDS Church and served in many church callings throughout his life. He loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting. Ross loved his family and was very proud of his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, "Tommy"; five children, Deon (Richard) Williams, Kent, WA; Ann (Wayne) Mineer, Jerusalem; Clyde (Lupe) Grover, Sandy; Kent (Judy) Grover, South Jordan; Linda (Cliff) Samuels, Sandy; 26 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters; and a grandson, Ross Williams.

Services will be Wed. March 14, 2001, 11 a.m. in the Winder 5th LDS Ward chapel, 1361 E. 4000 S. Friends may call at Goff Mortuary 8090 S. State Tues. 6-8 p.m. and Wed. at the church 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.