Jewel Irene Margaret GroverJewel Irene Margaret Grover passed away on February 17, 2009 at the United Hospital in St Paul, MN at the age of 88.
Jewel Irene Margaret Grover
Jewel Irene Margaret Grover passed away on February 17, 2009 at the United Hospital in St Paul, MN at the age of 88.
Jewel was born on September 24, 1920 in Karlstad, MN to Ericka (Pearson) and Lars Englund. Jewel grew up in Karlstad and attended school through the 12th Grade. During World War II, Jewel lived in San Diego, CA and worked in the defense industry. After the war, she returned to Karlstad to care for her parents and later also ran a café in Noyes, MN.
Jewel married Robert (Bob) Grover in Chicago in December 1952. Jewel worked as a homemaker and volunteer while raising two children in Chicago. Jewel and Bob moved to Warroad, MN in 1977 when Bob retired.
In Warroad, Jewel worked at the Warroad Care Center for many years, into her mid-seventies. She also enjoyed several hobbies including gardening, a variety of needlecrafts, reading and crossword puzzles. Jewel moved to the Lyngblomsten Care Center in St Paul in August 2007.
She is survived by her son, David (Nancy) Grover of Minneapolis; 3 grandchildren, Theresa, Caroline and Jack; and great-grandson Isaac.
She is preceded in death by her parents and eight siblings; husband, Robert in 1982 and son Michael in 1990.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 28, 2009 at the Helgeson Funeral Chapel in Roseau.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services, at the Helgeson Funeral Chapel.
Online guest book at:www.helgesonfunerl.hom.com