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“Ken was a very kind person . He was good neighbor to my late husband. He will be greatly missed. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Becky Swygart - Leo, IN

“Words cannot even begin to describe how heartbroken your passing makes me, Dear Kenneth. You have been a Father Figure to me, a role model to me, a...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Lari Lett - North Port, FL

“Ken, you will always be remembered as a wonderful friend and kind and helpful person. You will be greatly missed! ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Gabriele Robinson

“Sorry very sorry for the loss of your Husband. I will be praying for you and your family. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Rick Long - Oceanport, NJ

“Dee and I offer our sincere condolences as you mourn the loss of your loved one (husband, father and grandfather). Our memories of Ken go back to the...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Tom Herman - Wolcottville, IN

“Will miss the fun and laughter playing cards with Ken, Cathy and Jackie at Seista Key many years ago. We all won! ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Sondra Lis - Sterling Hts, MI

“There are no words, you will be missed so very much. We all had some wonderful times at the beach, on the boat, 4th of July cook outs and just...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Phil and Lola - Sarasota, FL

“Kenny was a good man and a good friend ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Kenny Dudek - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am so sorry to learn of Ken's passing. Fond memories of him as an old Waynedale friend, following his basketball career @ Elmhurst & working with...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Marge Smithson - FORT WAYNE, IN, IN

“One of our favorite people.A good basketball player and a fine young man. Had the privilege of coaching Kenny at Elmhurst High School. We have lost...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“So so sorry Cathy about your hubby. That sucks and so does cancer. Took my mom and grandma as well. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Cheryl Cameron-Brownfield Brownfield - IN

“Cathy, so sorry for the loss of your best friend. Just know you have us at the clinic to support and love you! I'll miss teasing Ken about my lack...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Barbie A - Friend

“We lost a dear dear friend, thanks for all the fun times the four of us have had over the years ! You will be dearly missed Grover love you always...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie and Dan Scheib - FtWayne, IN


Kenneth R. Groves, 68, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Kenneth was a 1969 graduate of Elmhurst High School and received a basketball scholarship. Kenneth started out in the car business working for Heffner's, then sold real estate with Mike Thomas. He then later moved to Sarasota Florida where he managed a hotel for 13 years. He attended The Chapel. He enjoyed sports and would cook for his family on game day. Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Cathy Groves; children, Adam (Michelle) Groves, Lysa (Tim) Pelkington, Jim Baldwin, and Jodie (Bret) Swaney; grandchildren Aubrey, Braden, and Cameron Groves, Gabriele, Gavin, Mason, Wyatt, Bryce, and Delaney Pelkington, Kylie Baldwin, and Foster and Cade Swaney; siblings, Judy (Darwin) Wright. He was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Rosetta Groves and siblings Rosalie, Patricia, and Jim. Service will be Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:00 am at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Pine Valley 1320 E Dupont Road with one hour of calling prior to the service. Calling, Sunday, November 11 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley. Entombment in Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN. Memorials contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home or The Chapel. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.