Elna F. Grover, 81, of Sugar City, died April 18, 2006, at Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, from complications of a stroke. Elna was born March 26, 1925 in Plano, to Etsil Isador and Lillas Hillman Fisher. She was raised in Rexburg during the fall and winter, and on the dry farm on White Owl Butte during the spring and summer.

She graduated from Madison High School and attended Ricks College and the University of Utah.

She married Lawrence R Grover in Denver, Colo., on Nov. 20, 1945, while he was on leave from the Army. Their marriage was solemnized Feb. 20, 1947 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.

She was a wonderful homemaker and worked for the Sugar-Salem School District as a librarian for 27 years.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings in Relief Society, Young Women, and Primary. She loved serving others.

She is survived by her husband, Lawrence, of Sugar City; children, Marsha (Blair) Briggs of Idaho Falls, Kurt Grover of Sugar City, Matt (Diana) Grover of Salem, and Jason (Jerri) Grover of Newdale; a brother, Blair (Jeanie) Fisher of Rexburg; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, a baby brother, Etsil J. Fisher; and a grandson, Bron Grover.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Sugar City Stake Center by Bishop Russell Thurston. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Flamm Funeral Home in Rexburg and Saturday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Sugar City Cemetery.


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