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Grovenberg, Lester View Image Online Age: 16 Year: 1930 Birthplace: Roll: T626_998 Race: Page: 6A State: Michigan ED: 41 County: Kalamazoo Image: 0625 Township: Kalamazoo Relationship: Son GROVENBERG, Lester Kalamazoo, MI
Passed away Saturday evening, August 31, 2002. Lester was born May 1, 1913 in Kalamazoo, the son of Bert and Eva (Crummel) Grovenberg, and has been a lifelong area resident. During WW II he served overseas in the U.S. Army Antitank Co. 149th infantry. He was employed at Bronson Methodist Hospital Security over 17 years, retiring in 1978; following retirement he was a courier for First Federal Savings and Loan. He was a proud life member of the D.A.V. Buck Crosby Chapter #6; and was an active member of the Helen Coover Center. On December 2, 1972 he was united in marriage to the former Gladys Irene Craven. who survives. Also surviving are 4 nieces and their families, Phyllis (Allan) Ketchum and Joyce (Al) Walker, all of Kalamazoo, Donna (Bob) Goldstein and Doris Merrill, all of Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Fred Freeman. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the LANGELAND Family Funeral Homes MEMORIAL CHAPEL 622 S. Burdick St. where Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday with Pastor Steve Slater, of Doster Reformed Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Boughton Cemetery. Memorials in Lester's memory may be directed to Park Village Pines, or the Salvation Army. Published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on 9/3/2002. (posted by a volunteer-no family connection)
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