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Donations being taken for memorial fundraiser

Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Steve Grove

ROCK FALLS – Donations are being taken for a memorial benefit for the family of a Rock Falls man who died unexpectedly.

Steve Grove, 45, died April 11. His wife, Irene Wright Carter-Grove, is organizing the benefit to raise money for his medical bills and a headstone. Grove had five children and 11 grandchildren.

The benefit will be from noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Skybox Sports Bar, 1118 E. Rock Falls Road. There will be a taco bar and a silent auction featuring two gift certificates from Lamb’s Tap in Rock Falls for a 50-person birthday party, an oil change basket from Advance Auto Parts in Sterling, and other items. There also will be 50/50 raffles, a bake sale, and a sale of memorial can koozies.

To donate items or baked goods, call Carter-Grove at 815-625-1590.

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