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Plains Edition Obituaries 12-17-11

Kenneth G. W. Groves, 89, passed away December 9, 2011 at his home north of McCook, Neb., in Frontier County, Neb.

He was born February 2, 1922, in the Quick Community of Frontier County, Neb. He was the son of the late Frederick S. and Carrie (Anderson) Groves. Kenneth grew up on the family farm and graduated from Red Willow High School in 1940. On October 26, 1940, Kenneth married Madaline Dewane at Oberlin, Kan.

He entered the United States Navy on June 7, 1945, serving during WW II. Following his honorable discharge on May 19, 1946, he returned to Frontier County, Neb., where he spent the remainder of his life farming and raising livestock. He also worked for many years at the J. T. Harris feed lot and the West Sale Barn.

He was a member of the Garden Prairie Church. He enjoyed reading and especially his family and all the grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Madaline Groves of McCook, Neb.; two sons, Frederick Groves, Kenneth R. Groves and wife, Becky; one daughter, Karen Meints and husband, Gene, all of McCook, Neb.; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles Groves, Lenus Groves; and one sister, Audrey Dickey.

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Memorial servcies were held December 13, 2011, at the Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook, Neb.

Interment was in the Garden Prairie Cemetery north of McCook, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be given in his name and left at Herrmann Funeral Home.

Kenneth G. W. Groves, 89, passed away December 9, 2011 at his home north of McCook, Neb., in Frontier County, Neb.

He was born February 2, 1922, in the Quick Community of Frontier County, Neb. He was the son of the late Frederick S. and Carrie (Anderson) Groves. Kenneth grew up on the family farm and graduated from Red Willow High School in 1940. On October 26, 1940, Kenneth married Madaline Dewane at Oberlin, Kan.

He entered the United States Navy on June 7, 1945, serving during WW II. Following his honorable discharge on May 19, 1946, he returned to Frontier County, Neb., where he spent the remainder of his life farming and raising livestock. He also worked for many years at the J. T. Harris feed lot and the West Sale Barn.

He was a member of the Garden Prairie Church. He enjoyed reading and especially his family and all the grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Madaline Groves of McCook, Neb.; two sons, Frederick Groves, Kenneth R. Groves and wife, Becky; one daughter, Karen Meints and husband, Gene, all of McCook, Neb.; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles Groves, Lenus Groves; and one sister, Audrey Dickey.

Memorial servcies were held December 13, 2011, at the Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook, Neb.

Interment was in the Garden Prairie Cemetery north of McCook, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be given in his name and left at Herrmann Funeral Home.

Kenneth G. W. Groves, 89, passed away December 9, 2011 at his home north of McCook, Neb., in Frontier County, Neb.

He was born February 2, 1922, in the Quick Community of Frontier County, Neb. He was the son of the late Frederick S. and Carrie (Anderson) Groves. Kenneth grew up on the family farm and graduated from Red Willow High School in 1940. On October 26, 1940, Kenneth married Madaline Dewane at Oberlin, Kan.

He entered the United States Navy on June 7, 1945, serving during WW II. Following his honorable discharge on May 19, 1946, he returned to Frontier County, Neb., where he spent the remainder of his life farming and raising livestock. He also worked for many years at the J. T. Harris feed lot and the West Sale Barn.

He was a member of the Garden Prairie Church. He enjoyed reading and especially his family and all the grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Madaline Groves of McCook, Neb.; two sons, Frederick Groves, Kenneth R. Groves and wife, Becky; one daughter, Karen Meints and husband, Gene, all of McCook, Neb.; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles Groves, Lenus Groves; and one sister, Audrey Dickey.

Memorial servcies were held December 13, 2011, at the Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook, Neb.

Interment was in the Garden Prairie Cemetery north of McCook, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be given in his name and left at Herrmann Funeral Home.