October 14, 1935 - December 21, 2021
Leland Edward “Pete” Grove, 86, of East Lynn, IL, passed away at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday December 21, 2021, at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center. He was born October 14, 1935, at home in Butler Township, IL, the son of Jesse and Agda (Anderson) Grove. He married Dorothy Hirschelman and later married Catherine Louise Franklin on June 14, 1980, in East Lynn. They preceded him in death. He is survived by three sons, Jerry Lee Grove of Hoopeston, IL, Jacky Lee Grove of East Lynn, IL, and Jimmy Lee Grove of East Lynn, IL; two daughters, Sara Troxel of Hoopeston, IL, and Linda (Tom) Vogel of Gridley, IL; five grandchildren, Jordan Lee Grove, Alexsis (Adam) Nelson, Mitchell Grove (Sabrina), Kyle (Danielle) Vogel, and Kent (Debra) Vogel; 8 great-grandchildren, Allyssa, Jaxon, Abram, Gavin, Talan, Karsyn, Julian, and Laney; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings. Pete worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation. He then worked at Singleton Grain Company and later for the Vermilion County Highway Department. He served in the United States Army from 1958-1960, where he was stationed in Germany and received the Good Conduct Medal, Motor Vehicle Mechanic Badge, Sharpshooter Badge (Rifle M-1) and was a Tank Mechanic. He was a member of the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384, the VFW Buddy Egnew Post #4826, and the Moose Lodge. Pete enjoyed working on automobiles and was a jack-of-all trades. A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Monday January 3, 2022, at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 12:00 P.M. Monday January 3, 2022, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, IL. Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Leland Edward “Pete” Grove, 86, of East Lynn, IL, passed away at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday December 21, 2021, at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center. He was born October 14, 1935, at home in Butler Township, IL, the son of Jesse and... View Obituary & Service Information
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