Frank Groover Rites Saturday

Funeral arrangements for Frank Groover, who died suddenly Wednesday morning will be held from the home, 54 Hovey Street Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock with Rev. H.B. Johnson officiating.

Deputy Coroner J.H. Voorhees who was called because of the suddenness of the death, agreed with the diagnosis of Dr. C.L. Hathaway that the cause was heart failure.

Frank E. Groover was born at Lake Orion 73 years ago. He attended school in Orion and Oxford and was a lifelong resident of Oakland county. In 1904 he married Bessie Hall in Windsor, Ontario. To this union was born two daughters, Mrs. Mary Kelly of Oxford and Mrs. Macrella [sic] Hockman of Indianapolis, Ind. Mr. Groover worked for many years as a cooper. Until last year he acted as night-watchman for the village. Injuries he suffered while on the job were contributing factors in his death according to Dr. Hathaway.

Besides his widow and daughters he is survived by a brother, Arthur R. Groover of Oakwood and a grandson, David P. Kelly, of Oxford.

Source: Oxford Leader, September 18, 1942.


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