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Grover J. Hill

August 13, 1943 — November 20, 2020

Grover John Hill, 77 of Burlington, Colorado, passed away peacefully on November 20, 2020. Grover was born August 13th, 1943 in Lyons, Kansas to Willis Hill and Matilda “Tillie” Driscoll (Hill). He married Karen Schenkel on May 15th, 1982 in Great Bend, Kansas. To this union one child was born; Brett Hill on September 11, 1986. Grover also had two sons Grover John Hill, II born August 23, 1965 and Brian D. Hill on September 19, 1975. Following high school, Grover served in the United States Navy for four years. After returning home he worked in several trades until he found his niche working for Tretolite as a chemical salesman in Ness City, Kansas. Company growth eventually led the family to relocate to Burlington, Colorado in 1990. Grover continued to work for Tretolite until he was injured on the job and forced into an early retirement. Prior to his work injury Grover was very active and enjoyed golfing, boating, hunting, traveling and spending time with his children. Upon retirement Grover and Karen continued to reside in Burlington and Grover frequently worked part time selling automobiles and driving semi-trucks during harvest. He enjoyed time with his family, and was a daily fixture at the local coffee shop. Grover is survived by his children Grover John Hill, II and his wife Desiree of Haysville, Kansas, Brian Hill and his wife Marlena of Bennett, Colorado and Brett Hill of Burlington, Colorado. He is also survived by six grandchildren; Zach, Braden, Tyler, Garrett, Greyson and Reagan Hill and one great-grandchild Kinsley. Grover is preceded in death by his parents Willis and Matilda “Tillie” Hill, sister Marie Hill, and his nephew Darren Cain. Memorials may be made to Grover's Hill Grandchildren's College Fund and may be left at or sent to Love Funeral Home, 377 15th Street, Burlington, Colorado 80807.
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