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Jane True Grover Scheel
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1928
Death: Feb. 29, 2012

MEDINA, Ohio - Jane True Grover Scheel, 83, joined her beloved husband Bob and family members on Feb. 29, 2012.

Jane was born in Athens, Ohio to Brandon and Gladys (Watkins) Grover on Aug. 14, 1928. She graduated from Athens High School where she was a class officer and student body president. Jane attended Ohio University 1946-1950. She was president of Pi Beta Phi sorority and the Pan-Hellenic Council. She was married in the middle of her senior year, completed her education at Elmhurst College, Illinois and returned to the Ohio University Campus in 1961 to complete her B.S. in education. Jane taught school in Avon, Ohio; Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and at Sidney Fenn in Medina.

She was blessed to be born into a fine productive family. Nineteen of her near/extended family were doctors or dentists and many were academics. She traced her ancestry to Richard Warren of the Mayflower and to one or more Barons of England who, with King John of England, helped form the first Magna Carta in 1215. Grover Center on the Campus of Ohio University is named for her father, Brandon Tad Grover Sr. She belonged to a number of Pi Phi Alum Clubs in Illinois and Ohio, the G.I. Chapter of P.E.O. in Bradenton, Fla., and the EX Chapter of P.E.O. in Medina. Jane was a former member of Kings Daughters, University Women, Afternoon Club and the Pickled Beets Domino Club of Medina. She was a member of St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Her parents, sister Ruthann Grover Andrian, brother Brandon Tad Grover Jr. and beloved husband Bob - in 2003 - preceded her in death. Jane is survived by her sons, John (Sue) of Stratham, N.H., and Tim (Diane) of Medina; granddaughters Sarah Scheel (Ashley Beaudouin) of Milford, Conn., and Julie Scheel of Hampton, N.H.; grandsons Brandon Scheel of Cleveland and Matt Scheel of Washington, D.C. (Jeni Swartz, fiancÚ); great-grandsons Jason Brandon and Liam West Beaudouin; sister-in-law Ann Grover of Athens, Ohio; niece Lisa Grover Cosgrove (Dan) of Clarenton Hills, Ill.; nephew Rev. Tad Grover (Janet) of Sharonville; dear cousins Linda and Darrough Diamond of Clearwater, Fla.; and nieces Dr. Carol Scheel Gavan of Manlius, N.Y., and Barbara Scheel Robey of Atlanta.


Published in Union Leader on March 2, 2012
 
 
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 Parents:
  Brandon Tad Grover (1898 - 1986)
  Gladys Watkins Grover (1899 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert E. Scheel (1925 - 2003)
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Ann Grover Andrian (1924 - 1965)*
  Brandon Tad Grover (1927 - 2011)*
  Jane True Grover Scheel (1928 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Union Street Cemetery
Athens
Athens County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 4
 
Created by: wjw
Record added: Jan 13, 2014
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Jane True <i>Grover</i> Scheel
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Jane True <i>Grover</i> Scheel
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