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|JoAnne Grimsley, age 76 of Galesburg, IL, died Friday June 1, 2012 at 5:13 PM at Cottage Hospital.
She was born August 27, 1935 in Streator, IL, the daughter of Minor and Gladys Wolbrandt Duvall. She married Robert Hays then later married Vern Grimsley he preceded her in death in September of 1985.
JoAnne is survived by two sons David Hays of Galesburg and Dale Hays of Loveland, Co., two daughters Diana Stephenson of Galesburg, and Dawn and David Hilman of Beloit, Wi., two brothers Robert Duvall and Terry Duvall both of Streator, Il., two sisters Donna Faust of Pontiac, Il. and Judy Duvall of Streator, Il., nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son Daniel Robert Hays.
She was born and raised in Streator then moved to Kirkwood, Il. in 1972 and later to Galesburg in 2001. She graduated from Streator High School in 1953 and worked for the Monmouth Country Club for twenty three years retiring in 1997. She was of the Methodist faith, a member of the Peace Makers Quilting Guild, and volunteered at Cottage Hospital.
Cremation will be conducted with Memorial Services 11:30 AM Wednesday June 6, 2012 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Charles Hilman officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior the services. Entombment of her cremains will be in the Roseville Cemetery Mausoleum at Roseville, IL. Memorials may be made to Guardian Angels Humane Society.
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