Monday, August 13, 2012

Orville Grove - Mahomet Lodge


Orville Grove

MAHOMET – Orville F. Grove, 83, of Mahomet died at 12 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 11, 2012) at Heartland Healthcare Center, Champaign.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel and Crematory, Urbana, with the Rev. Jeremiah Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Grove was born Nov. 9, 1928, in Mansfield, the son of Orville H. and Della M. Wilson Grove. He married Juanita M. Lewis on Jan. 1, 1949, in Urbana. She survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Carrie M. (John Seals) Grove of Kiln, Miss., and one granddaughter, Jessica Seals.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Dora Lee Smith.
Mr. Grove was a letter carrier for the Champaign Post Office, then Post Master of the Mahomet Post office for 13 years.
Mr. Grove served on the Mahomet Village Council from 1989 to 1995.
He was a member of the Mahomet United Methodist Church, Mahomet Masonic Lodge #220 A.F. & A.M., and Eastern Star #901, Mahomet. He loved cars.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mahomet United Methodist Church, 1302 E. South Mahomet Road, Mahomet, IL 61853.
Condolences may be offered at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com.

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