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Harry Groves


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Posted Online: Feb. 16, 2013, 9:40 pm
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Harry L. Groves, 87, of Bettendorf, died Feb. 15, 2013, at Trinity Bettendorf.
Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Runge, Davenport. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.
He was born March 13, 1925. He married Katherine Frymoyer Nov. 16, 1951. She died Feb. 17, 1998.
Surviving are his daughters: Lynn (Ruel) Berger, Nancy Schoene, Carol (Terrence) Kilburg, Gina (Mike) McGinn and Cindy Cornwell; sisters, Dorothy Andresen and Betty Spiess; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.














 



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