|Jeanie M. Grabbe, 73, of Galesburg, IL, died at 12:01 am, Thursday, June 6, 2013 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
Jeanie was born December 22, 1939 in West Virginia, the daughter of William and Virginia Showater Perry. She married John F. Grabbe, Sr. on March 25, 1961. He passed away on March 3, 1990.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son, John Grabbe Jr., one infant son, Steven and one grandson, Jesse Orwig.
She is survived by her children, Robert (Penney) Grabbe of Kewanee and Carol (David) Orwig of Galesburg; brothers, Edward Perry of Torrence, Calif., Bill Perry of Galesburg; sisters, Norma (William) Hoover of El Paso, Texas, Georgia (Bill) Grabbe of Galva, Ill., Betty (Larry) Clayes of Kewanee, Nancy (Gary) Jacobson of Galesburg and several nieces and nephews and a grandson, John Orwig.
Jeanie lived most of her life in Kewanee before moving to Galesburg in 1984. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Friday, June 7, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg chapel. Rev. Robin Faull will officiate. Visitation will be Noon-2 pm Friday at the chapel. Cremation will follow services. Memorials may be made to the family.