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Lillian R Gove

February 11, 1935 — January 30, 2017

Lillian R Gove

Lillian R. Gove, age 81 of Jefferson City, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017, at Westphalia Hills.

Lillian was born on February 11, 1935, in Linn, a daughter to the late Reed and Mildred (Evans) Monroe.

Lillian was a graduate of Linn High School.

On March 17, 1956, she was united in marriage to Kenneth J. Gove in Jefferson City. He preceded her in death on February 5, 2001.

Lillian was the Manager at Public Water District #4 in Taos until her retirement in 2002. She was affectionately known as the “Water Lady”.

Lillian volunteered at the Samaritan Center in Jefferson City and was also a Partner volunteer with Capital Region Medical Center. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary # 2693 in Jefferson City where she was on the Ritual Team.

Lillian was a big NASCAR and St. Louis Cardinal fan. She enjoyed living on the Moreau River and spending time with her family.

Lillian is survived by: a son, Keith Gove and his wife Amanda of Holts Summit; a daughter, Joyce Finke and her husband Kenneth of Jefferson City; seven grandchildren, Douglas Finke and his wife Arika, Curtis Finke and his wife Susan, Sara Finke, Christina Weider and her husband Richard, Alyson Gove, Brian Tucker and his wife Amanda, and Travis Tucker and his fiancée Bethany Hedrick; 13 great grandchildren; three brothers, John Monroe and his wife Sandy of Linn, Gene Monroe and his wife Wanda of California, MO, and Charles Monroe and his wife Becky of Linn; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Chaplain Bart Larson officiating. Interment will be in the Linn Public Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)

www.mortonchapel.com


SERVICES
Visitation

Thursday, February 02, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

Funeral Service

Thursday, February 02, 2017
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

Interment

Thursday, February 02, 2017
2:30 PM

Linn Public Cemtery
Highway 50
Linn, Mo 65051

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