David James Grove of Devils Lake, ND, passed away on Sept. 2, 2018.

David James Grove of Devils Lake, ND, passed away on Sept. 2, 2018. There will be a memorial service for David on Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Peterson Arena on Hwy. 19 Devils Lake. Following the memorial service a luncheon will served at the Peterson Arena. An extended obituary is also available on the Gilbertson Funeral home website. He was born in Pleasant Lake, ND, on April 29, 1961, as the fifth child to Ernest and Mary Grove. He later lived in Ashville, Manitoba on his family’s farm until he was 17. He then moved to Tioga, ND, where he joined the US Army in 1979. He met Kimberly Heimdal and they were married in 1984. Having served his tours with the Army he then joined the North Dakota National Guard and eventually moved to Devils Lake. He retired as an Engineering Instructor with the Regional Training Institute, Camp Grafton, ND. He is survived by; Kimberly Grove; his children, Samantha (DC) Reese, Andrew Grove, Cheri (Jeremie) Charboneau, and Benjamin Grove; and his grandchildren, Allison and Katelyn Reese and Ryli and Jeremie Charboneau; as well as many cherished friends and family.