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Nancy R. Grove

Nancy R. Grove (nee Chini), 74, of Elyria, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, after a brief illness. She was born March 2, 1940 in St Clairsville, Ohio.

Nancy was employed for 44 years at Columbia Hills Country Club, first as a waitress and then for 40 years as bar manager. Her interests included golf, crocheting, needlepoint and crossword puzzles.

Nancy is survived by sons, Roger (Chris) Tanner of Elyria and Randy (Lorrie) Tanner of Hilton Head, South Carolina; daughters, Annette Vanbremen and Esther (Tim) Higginbotham, both of Elyria; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and brothers, Carl Chini of Nebraska and Robert Chini of St Clairsville.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Lewis Tanner in 1977 and Richard Grove in 2013; sons, Gary and David Tanner; daughters, Peggy Sue and Linda Tanner; brothers, Harold and Gary Chini; sisters, Joan Zigaceek and Louise Jones and parents, George and Lora Chini.

Arrangements were handled by Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria. For online condolences visit

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