Shirley A. Gremba - 79

7/18/1935 - 9/1/2014

Leaf River, IL

Shirley A. Gremba, 79, of Leaf River, died Monday September 1, 2014 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. She was born July 19, 1935 in Fayette County, IL the daughter of Bonnie & Mabel (Smith) Carter. She married Joseph C. Gremba in Colorado Springs, CO on July 7, 1954; he died in 2004. Shirley enjoyed nature and the outdoors, especially wildlife and gardening. She also liked music, playing the piano, jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, Native American memorabilia, and collecting angels. However, Shirley’s main interest was her family. Survivors include daughter, Anita (Glenn) Rasner of Marion, WI; sons, Victor Gremba of Longview, TX, Daniel Gremba of Leaf River, IL, Matthew (Barbie) Gremba of Harshaw, WI, & Andrew Gremba of Mt. Morris, IL; 4 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sisters, Donna VanUytven of Oconee, IL, Iris (Lindell) Martie of Ramsey, IL, & Carolyn (Robert) Reynolds of Springfield, IL; and brothers, Joseph Carter of Chatham, IL and John (Margie) Carter of Shobonier, IL. She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Joseph, granddaughter, Heather, and grandson, Justin.
Funeral services will be held Friday September 5, 2014 at 11:00 AM, preceded by visitation beginning at 10:00 AM, in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant St., Byron with Pastor Dave Myers officiating. Burial will be in Lightsville Cemetery, Leaf River. Memorials may be directed to Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon.


Friday 10:00--11:00 AM at FHG--Byron


Friday 11:00 AM at FHG--Byron

View Shirley A. Gremba's Guestbook

Recent Obituaries

Marian I. Aughenbaugh, 83

Byron, IL

Patricia A. Franklin, 93

Oregon, IL

Bessie E. "Bess" Brantner, 82

Byron, Illinois

Marilyn A. Deming, 85

Byron, IL

Willoughby R. Frisbie, Jr., 58

Monroe Center, Illinois

Gerald D. "Jerry" Stienmetz, 84

Oregon, IL

Kay E. McGill, 83

Leaf River, IL

Christopher Leslie Hillers, 92

Stillman Valley, IL

Marian I. Wiltfang, 91

Stillman Valley, IL

John W. Cox, 84

Stillman Valley, Illinois

Scott R. Bowers, 37

Lindenwood, IL

Frederick J. Schumacher, 84

Monroe Center

Thomas A. Shouer, 85

Oregon, IL

Kyle B. Currens, 33

Dixon, IL

Evelyn Jane Friemuth, 95

Mt. Morris, Illinois

Randall J. Behmer, 62

Freeport, IL

Clarence H. Hartsell, 89

Oregon, IL

Marie G. Young, 89

Stillman Valley, Illinois