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Donald L. Grose

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Grose, Donald L.,

84, passed away Monday August 4, 2014 at the Autumn Woods Health Campus.

Don was born in New Albany and attended the New Albany Business College and became a Sales Engineer for the American Air Filter Co. in Southern Indiana and Kentucky. He was an All-Star Fast Pitch Softball Player in New Albany, Jeffersonville and Louisville from 1940 - 1950. He was an avid fisherman and avid golfer at the Valley View Golf Club and the old New Albany Country Club. Don celebrates 40 years of sobriety since 1974 as a member of good standing in AA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Laura Grose; his sisters, Margie Boone and Freda Hurrle; and his brother, Darryl Grose, who was killed while serving in the Navy on the USS Franklin Aircraft Carrier in 1945.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Susan E. Grose; three sons, Donald Jr., David and Barry Grose; two daughters, Shelley Wells and Lisa Barth(Steve), and seven grandchildren.

A funeral service celebrating Don's life will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday August 7, 2014 at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville (1119 E. Market St.) with burial in SCI-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions: The Salvation Army or the Humane Society.

Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 5, 2014
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