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Loran V. "Chick" Groshong

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Loran V. "Chick" Groshong
Passed away surrounded by his family at his home on Sunday, August 19, 2012. He was born in Troy, Missouri on October 10, 1931 to Arthur Vincil and Alpha Coreen Groshong. After graduation from Troy Buchanan High School in 1949, he served as Airman First Class in the Air Force from 1950 to 1954. Chick worked in the dairy and food industry for 40 plus years, specifically for Dairy Fresh Co., Knudsen Dairy, Gallo Salame, and Sara Lee Corporation in 1993.
On January 1, 1980 he was married to Sylvia Modig Jacobs and they have made their home in Upland, CA for the last 25 years. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling and golf vacations. He learned to play golf at age 55 and loved the sport so much, he played every day for 12 years. But, most of all, he loved sharing time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia, his children from his first marriage: son, Gregory James, daughter, Michele Lyn and her husband Michael Sachs, and Kimberly Jean Groshong and four grandchildren, Amber Marie and Bradley James Groshong, and Jessica Lauren and Sarah Britney Sachs. He is also survived by one sister, Majorine Showers and one niece, Ramona Nadine Tourville, as well as many close cousins and friends. He was a friend to many and loved by all.
Services will be held at Stone Mortuary in Upland on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:00 a. m. Visitation will begin at 9:00a.m. Interment will follow at Oak Park Cemetery in Claremont.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Salvation Army at 1412 South Euclid Avenue, Ontario, CA 91762 in memory of Chick Groshong.
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on Aug. 22, 2012
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