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Allen R. Groves

PILLAGER — Allen R. Groves, 68, Pillager, passed away Dec. 18, 2010, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn., due to complications from chemotherapy. Private services are planned.

Allen was owner of Groves Oil Co. in Pillager for many years, and was also employed by Anderson Brothers Construction of Brainerd and Hengel Construction of Pillager.

Allen was born May 9, 1942, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his father, Don Groves. He is survived by his wife, Joanne; son, Jeff (Julie); daughter, Dawn Mudgett (Scott); sister, Cheryl Ruff; mother, Zelda Groves; grandchildren, Clay, Tyler, Dexter and Devyn; and great-grandson, Haedyn. He was deeply loved by his family and will be greatly missed by all.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice.