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Janet Linville, 75 - September 23, 2017

Janet Eileen (Knapp/Groves) Linville, 75, of Orchard, CO, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.
A Celebration of Life service took place on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. at the residence of Bill Groves, 35488 CR 2, Orchard, CO.
Linville was born to parents Wesley and Geraldine (Thomas) Knapp on April 11, 1942, at Shelby.
She attended school in Nebraska through the eighth grade, after which she attended Weldon Valley High School in Colorado, and graduated in 1959.
In November of 1959, she married Theodore Raymond “T.R.” Groves. To this union, four children were born. The couple resided and worked in Morgan County. She later moved back to Nebraska where she was employed with Country Blues Restaurant in Farnam for several years before moving back to Orchard.
Linville enjoyed making quilts and crocheting baby blankets and clothes for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, according to family members. She also enjoyed gardening and baking as well as reading.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, T.R. Groves; a brother, Teddy Eugene; her parents, Wesley Knapp and Geraldine Johnson.
?Survivors include: her children—Brenda (Russell) Speaker of Briggsdale, Bill Groves and Bob Groves, both of Orchard, and Scott (Brenda) Groves of Fort Morgan; nine grandchildren—CJ Groves, Kristen Groves, Jerry Speaker, John Speaker, Tim Speaker, Amanda Groves, Erica Groves, Jake Buhring, and Savanah Hastings; six great-grandchildren—Laramie, Corbin, Blasi Joe, Cameron, Macy Rae and Brody; brothers—Dale (Wanda) Knapp of Weldona and Wayne (Aileen) Johnson of Nebraska; sisters—Kathy (Reynolds) Widick of Nebraska and Janette Evans of California.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Plains Inc., 100 Broadway, Suite 1A, Sterling, CO 80751.