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Ollie J. Gruver 1906 - 2007 Ottawa

Graveside services for Ollie J. Gruver, 100, Ottawa, will be at 9 a.m. today in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Centropolis. Mrs. Gruver died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Sept. 9, 1906, in Riner, Va., the daughter of Charlie and Annie Hatcher Jewell. She grew up in Virginia and attended Burmin School in Riner, Va. She moved to the Ottawa area in 1934.Mrs. Gruver was a homemaker and was also self-employed doing upholstery work for many years. She was a member of Overbrook Extension Homemaker Unit.She married Laurence L. Gruver on June 10, 1934, in Centropolis. He died March 17, 1965.Survivors include a son, Calvin D. Gruver, Centropolis; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.The family suggests memorials to the Ollie Gruver Memorial Fund, sent in care of Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, 66067.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net">dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net</a>.