Gladys L. Sybert

Gladys L. Sybert, age 94 of Alhambra, IL, formerly of Highland, IL, died Friday, December 29, 2017, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL.

She was born November 10, 1923, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Jacob and Bertha (nee Kraus) Mueller, Jr.

On December 01, 1940, she married Floy E. Sybert at St. Charles, Missouri. He passed away on June 24, 2007.

She was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ. She was also a member of Women’s Guild (Honorary).

Gladys was born northeast of Highland and attended Highland Schools. She reared her family in Highland. In the early 2000’s, she moved to Faith Countryside Homes Apartments. She had been a resident of the last two years at Hitz Home in Alhambra, IL. She worked for Alton Box Company, Corner Grocery, Tschannan’s Ben Franklin (Dime Store), Center Drug Store, Highland Supply, St. Joseph’s Hospital, John Green, and with her husband operated Sybert’s Antiques for many years. She was a Girl Scout Leader and Girl Scout Cookie Chairman. She enjoyed playing cards, reading, crossword puzzles, and going for drives.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Audrey A. Brasel, Vernon Hills, IL
Son – Ronald E. (Mary Jo) Sybert, Erlanger, KY
Daughter – Laurie L. Sybert, Saint Louis, MO
Grandchild – Jay A. (significant other Marcia Selig) Brasel, Glenview, IL
Grandchild – Lt. Col. Christopher R. (Jennifer) Sybert, US Army, Fort Belvoir, VA
Grandchild – Nathan J. (Shauna) Sybert, Erlanger, KY
Great Grandchild – Alexandria Selig-Brasel, Glenview, IL
Great Grandchild – Aaron C. Sybert, Fort Belvoir, VA
Great Grandchild – Jacob C. Sybert, Fort Belvoir, VA
Great Grandchild – Levi Sybert, Erlanger, KY
Great Grandchild – Karter Sybert, Erlanger, KY
Great Grandchild – Lukas Sybert, Erlanger, KY
Nieces and Nephews – Numerous

She was preceded in death by:
Husband – Floy E. Sybert – Died 6/24/2007
Father – Jacob G. Mueller, Jr. – Died 11/2/1969
Mother – Bertha Mueller, nee Kraus – Died 2/3/1952
Sister – Florence F. Rinderer – Died 8/30/2002
Sister – Mildred L. Pfister – Died 6/7/2003
Sister – Pearl V. Steinkoening – Died 1/13/2008
Sister – C. Harriet Collman – Died 12/25/2011

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Memorial Service will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, IL, with Rev. Christopher W. Hill, Senior Pastor, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meals On Wheels or the Highland Animal Shelter.

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