Mark D. Groover, 51, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis following a brief illness. He was born in Elwood on August 6, 1969, son of Melvin Groover and Patricia (Martin) Burger.
After graduating from Elwood Community High School in 1987, Mark immediately started working and remained a lifelong resident of Elwood. He was employed by State Plating, then transitioned to Red Gold where he retired after 30 years of service. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, restoring old cars & trucks, and hunting & fishing.
Mark is survived by his wife, Terry Ross, who he married on July 18, 2020; mother, Patricia (Richard) Burger; four daughters, Kinlee Groover, Kylee Groover, Julie Anne Proper and Katie Proper; step-mother, Shirley Capps; sisters, Joyce Cline, Janice McIntosh, Tammy Stanley, Jenny Riley, Angie Capps, Amanda Burger, Dena Gillam, Debbie Swink, Kim Capps and Susan Michael; brothers, Jeffery Burger, Robert Burger, Johnny Capps and James Capps; and several nieces & nephews. Mark was preceded in death by his father, Melvin Groover; and sister, Jennifer Mottweiller.
A Funeral service celebrating Mark's life will be at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor Bethany Rizzo officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 5, 2021, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
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