Janet Louise (Reinholz) Zilinskas Grover, 89, formerly of Ossineke, Michigan, died peacefully at Tawas Village assisted living, Sunday, July 18, 2021. She was born May 29, 1932, to Gertrude and Ewald Reinholz. She married Edward Zilinskas on April 24, 1954, he preceded her in death in 1961. Later on March 4, 1964, she married Walter Grover, he preceded her in death in 2003.
She is survived by one daughter, Sue (Barry) McGilvray; three sons, Steve (Connie) Zilinskas, John (Sue) Grover, Scott Grover; grandchildren, Brent Grover, Daniel & David Zilinskas, Alexis Grover, Lindsay (Kevin Finley) Grover, Alaina Grover. She is also survived by two brothers, Wilfred “Hank” (Jane) Reinholz and Ernest (Betty) Reinholz. A sister, Betty Prena preceded her in death and infant son Andrew Zilinskas, 1961. After marrying Edward in Detroit in 1954, where she worked for Kresge as a secretary, the couple moved to Ossineke in 1957 where Janet resided until moving into assisted living.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and when they merged, a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Hubbard Lake. She was member of T.O.P.S. for many years and together with Walter, a member of the Ossineke German-American Club. Janet enjoyed playing cards with friends, fishing vacations, doing jigsaw puzzles and reading.
Visitation will take place Friday at Hope Lutheran Church from 11 a.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m. with Rev. Herbert Kitzman officiating. Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.
Interment: Hope Cemetery
Memorials: Compassus Hospice and Hope Lutheran Church
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