Grove, Gene D., Sr. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Gene D. Grove Sr., 68, a longtime resident of Elma, Wash., died Dec. 29, 2003, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Wash.

At his request, there will be no funeral.

Mr. Grove was born on Feb. 28, 1935, at Holdrege, Neb., to John and Helen Grove.

He married Jean Hendricksen in Baker City on Feb. 5, 1955. She died in 1999.

Mr. Grove had worked at the Mayr Brothers Mill for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Elma Eagles, and enjoyed fishing and camping trips.

Mr. Grove is survived by his son, Gene Grove Jr. of Elma; a daughter, Sandy Peterson of Bozeman, Mont.; brothers, Paul of Baker City, Gary of Seattle, Wash., John of Centralia, Wash., and Gale of Montesano, Wash.; a sister, Pearl, of Oregon; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Friends are invited to share memories, and to sign the family’s online guest book at

Memorial contributions may be made to East Grays Harbor County Cancer Fund in care of Nina George, P.O. Box 243, Elma, WA 98541.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 9, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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