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May 31, 1930 – Wednesday, March 5, 2015

Service Information
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
Thursday, March 12, 2015
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
March 12, 2015
One hour prior to service

Robert E Grover “Bob”, age 84, trumpeter extraordinaire, joined the “Big Band” in heaven on March 5th, 2015.
He was born May 31st,1930 to Earl E. & Viola (Guenther) Grover in Hot Springs, Arkansas. After he graduated from Minneapolis Central high school, he enlisted in the Army Air Force & proudly served his country in occupied Japan from1947 to 1950. Bob was a salesman, Executive Vice President & General Manager of Minnesota Blueprint, formerly Minneapolis Blueprint.for 45 years.
Bob’s love in life besides his family was his music & his trumpet. He was a lifetime member of the Minneapolis Police band; he was a member of the Masons, the Scottish Rite & Zuhrah Shrine Temple. He played in the concert band, the Zuhrah Flames & many other Shrine bands. He was the lead trumpet in The Johnny Williams Orchestra. Bob loved the outdoors; snowmobiling, motorcycles, camping, boating and fishing. He was still snowmobiling last winter at age 83!

Preceded in death by parents, son, John T. Grover & brother, Earl E. Grover.

Bob was dearly loved and will be missed by his wife of 44 years, Judi; son Wayne (Richelle);
daughter, Roberta Reed; son Gary (Jean); 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandsons; 4 step grandchildren;
2 step great grandsons; sister-in-law Lucille Grover; nieces Linda & Lisa & their families & his beloved dog, Maxi.
Memorials preferred to Shriners Hospital for Children or the family.

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