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William Joseph Grover, 76

William “Bill” Joseph Grover, 76, of Adams, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, surrounded by his loving family at his home.

William Joseph Grover, 76

Bill was born Sept. 10, 1943, in Austin, Minnesota, to Richard “Clare” and Gae (Greenlee) Grover. He attended Austin High School. On Nov. 28, 1964, he was united in marriage to Mary Louise Heard in Santa Ana, California. The couple raised five children. Bill loved to write computer engineering programs and writing classes for those wanting to learn sheet metal fabrication. Golf, fishing and camping were all favorite hobbies. He held family most dear and spending time with his siblings, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren was what he loved most. He was a very dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

Bill is survived by his wife, Mary Grover; four daughters, Jackie (Mike) Gottberg, Ann (Mike) Langstaff, Judy (Joe) Stewart and Sally (Doug Lamoureux) Froman; nine grandchildren, Kasey (Noah) Snater, Tashina (Anthony Kyllo) Stewart, Michelle (Deven) Leidall, Brad (Teryn) Stewart, Melissa Grover, Michael Langstaff, James Grover, Cody Froman and William Froman; seven great-grandchildren; and five siblings, Freddie Grover, Linda (Mike) Burzinski, Shirley Brown, Deb Roberts and Joy Metz. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his son, William Grover II; and six siblings, Sharon Grover, Jeanne Fox, Phyllis Hall, Dick Grover, Kathy Grover and Patty Grover, who died in infancy.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at Crane Community Chapel in Austin. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.