Joan Groves

Visitation: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva, 1771 W. State Street, Geneva, IL 60134

Service: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 11:00 am at Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva, 1771 W. State, Street, Geneva, IL 60134

Burial Location: Private


Joan Groves, age 77, of Alden Gardens in Aurora, formerly of Wheaton, died Sunday January 6, 2013, with her family at her side.

She was born in Quincy, IL on October 9, 1935 to Frank and Lillian Groves.

She was a graduate of Quincy High School. In 2001 she retired from her position as Assistant to the City Manager of West Chicago, IL.

She is survived by Linda (Jerry) Iverson, of Davisburg, MI, Penny Reid, (Russell Reid), of Batavia, IL, Frank (Pam) Groves, of Bend, OR, sister-in-law Kathy Groves, of State College, PA, 12 nieces and nephews, Russell “Chip” Reid, Chris (Ken) Japlon, Kathy Reid, Susan Risko, Steve Iverson, Craig Iverson, Laura Bulson, Ginger O’Malley, Peggy Knaack, Will Groves, Emily Groves, Josh Groves, and 18 great nieces and great nephews,

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Stephen Groves.

Visitation will be 10-11:00 A.M. Wednesday January 9, 2013 at Yurs Funeral Home 1771 W. State Street, Geneva, IL 60134. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home. Burial will be Private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Anderson Animal Shelter, 1000 S. LaFox Rd., South Elgin, IL 60177.
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Henry Groves from Bokeeelia FL

"I am very sorry that I did not have a chance to know Joan. God Bless"





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