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Robert “Bob” Grover

March 7, 2015, at Elkader Care Center in Elkader. Military graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, at Oakland Cemetery, followed by a reception at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Solon, located at 100 S. Cedar Street, until 2 p.m.
Bob was born May 26, 1929, in West Union, the son of Lewis and Marjorie (Golden) Grover. He married Mary Joan Peverill on Oct. 25, 1953, in Waterloo. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He and Mary were long-time residents of Solon. Bob worked 34 years at the University of Iowa Physical Plant. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, bird watching, camping, trout fishing and mushrooming.
Bob is survived by his children, Steve (Marilyn) of Solon, Nat Grover LaCroix (Karen Sheldon) of Iowa City, Barbara Grover of Fort Worth, Texas, and Randy (Kris) of Elkader; sister, Norma Jean Walther of Jamul, Calif.; grandchildren, Paul (Donna) LaCroix, Rob LaCroix, Lyndsi (Neven) Price, Casey (Sara) Grover and Sondra Grover; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Alexis, Christian, Madison, Kaylee, Kynnedi, Kooper and Lilly; along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Grover; a grandson, Corey Grover; brothers, Richard, Harold and James; and his sisters, Dorothy Kuhrt and Shirley Baetz.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Solon Senior Advocates or Solon Old Gold Diner (Meals on Wheels). Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.