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Leslie Joseph Grove

Obituary for Leslie Joseph Grove

April 14, 1955 - December 28, 2017
Johnsburg, Illinois | Age 62


Leslie Joseph Grove, age 62, of Johnsburg, passed away on December 28, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Leslie was born on April 14, 1955 in Waterloo IA, the son of Harry J. and Joyce P. Grove. He married the love of his life Janet Warren on November 13, 1980.

Les was an avid supporter of the community as a member of The Lions Club for over 30 years. He loved music and singing, snowmobiling, boating and milkshakes. He will forever be remembered as a patriotic man, someone who took pride in his work and loved to tell jokes. He was a sports enthusiast and an avid White Sox fan. Coaching his kids he often went by the name "The Coach". He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years Janet; his two children: Taylor (Amanda) Grove of Cary, IL and Cortnee (Chris) Snell of Lakemoor, IL; his grandchildren: Easton and Lucas Snell.
He was preceded in death by his son, Brandon Grove and his parents Harry and Joyce Grove.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 4pm to 8pm at Colonial Funeral Home 591 Ridgeview Dr. McHenry IL. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 10am to 11am with funeral service beginning at 11am. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Leslie's name may be directed to Journey Care Hospice 405 Lake Zurich Rd. Barrington IL 60010 or Lions Club of Johnsburg 1515 Channel Beach Ave, Johnsburg, IL 60051.
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