Community, Cottage Grove

Grovers gone, but not forgotten

In reading the local obituaries, the past year has brought about much nostalgia and memories of so many community leaders who have left their fingerprints and footprints on projects in Cottage Grove. Many have left indelible wonderful memories working with them on community projects. The other day I opened the paper, and there was an obit for Jack Gates. I remember when Jack and his wife, Joyce, first came to Cottage Grove. I met with them in the Shepherd Room at the Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce as they were very interested in the Chamber, the business community and . . .