Shirley A. Grover, 90 years old, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly Independence, Iowa, died on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born in Independence on November 9, 1929, the daughter of Arthur James and Frances Marie (Wood) Kuhn. She graduated from high school in Rowley, Iowa, with the Class of 1946. On August 13, 1949, she and Guy Frederick Grover were married at St. John’s Chapel in Independence. He preceded her in death in 2013. Mrs. Grover helped her husband farm and also took care of her home and family. She was always a stylish woman and was always ready to provide hospitality to others who stopped by. In her quiet time, she enjoyed reading and flowers.
Mrs. Grover is survived by 2 sons, Mike (Vicky) Grover of Cedar Rapids and Mark (Jason Hesse) Grover of Coralville, Iowa, 2 daughters, Patricia (Keith) Grover of Mountain View, California, and Beth (Danny) Hinde of Cedar Rapids, 2 grandchildren, Travis Grover and Josh Hinde, and 4 great granddaughters.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and 1 brother, Paul.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Independence. Rev. David Beckman will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in Rowley Cemetery in Rowley. Friends may call for visitation from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23rd , at the White Funeral Home in Independence. On line condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.