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Ida "Betty" Grover

September 20, 1921 - June 30, 2016
Montague, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Mrs. Ida Elizabeth "Betty" Grover, age 94, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016. She was born in Park Ridge, Illinois on September 20, 1921 to Peter & Hannah (Hansen) Svendsen. Betty had her own beauty shop in Park Ridge prior to moving permanently to Rothbury near the Jack & Jill Ranch. She was an exceptional homemaker and nurtured eight children to adulthood. She also worked at Whitehall Manor as a Nurses Aide for many years. Betty was a member of Lebanon Lutheran Church and enjoyed knitting, reading and writing. She was a fabulous mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.


Children, Linnea O'Connell of Montague, Tracy Phillips Cavanaugh of Lapeer, Ronald (Beverly) Phillips of AR, Barbara Elizabeth Phillips of Kalamazoo, Bryan (Lori) Grover of Whitehall, Tyler (Cathy) Grover of Whitehall, Lucinda Grover of Grand Rapids, Lon (Martha) Grover of AR; 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; many nieces & nephews.


A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.