Jerald L. “Jerry” McGrew, age 84, of Marine, passed away Thursday, August 28 at Faith Care Center in Highland. A private service for 84 year old Jerald L. “Jerry” McGrew will be held at a later date at Memorial Gardens in Flora. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Southern Illinois. The Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland is in charge of arrangements.
He was born September 22, 1929, in Flora, IL, the son of Dewey and Grace M. (nee Jordan) McGrew.
He married Evah R. Yancer who passed away on December 14, 2011.
Jerry retired for Granite City Steel as an Engineer and Quality Control Officer. He loved to fish, quail and pheasant hunt, and loved his bird dogs.
Survivors include :
Daughter – Vicky L. Brown, Highland, IL
Son – Richard G. Wesley, Lawrenceville, IL
Son – Keith P. (Ann) Wesley, Flat Rock, IL
Son In-law – Walter Ubanski, Demott, IL
Former Son In-Law – Randy Brown, Cottage Hills, IL
Grandchild – Jeremy R. Brown, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Patricia D. Wesley, Lawrenceville, IL
Grandchild – Richard W. (Debbie) Wesley, Mineral, VA
Grandchild – Candy W. (Chris) McKinney, Lawrenceville, IL
Grandchild – Keith P (Tina) Wesley II, Flat Rock, IL
Grandchild – Sherry A. (Cory) Biggs, Palatine, IL
Grandchild – Kimberly J. (Charles) Drvol, Keokuk, IA
Grandchild – Jeffrey A. (Rebecca) Urbanski, Demotte, IL
Grandchild – Eric W. (Melissa) Urbanski, Demotte, IL
Great Grandchildren – Fifteen .
Brother – Jewell McGrew, Flora, IL
He was preceded in death by :
Father – Dewey McGrew
Mother – Grace M. McGrew nee Jordan
Wife – Evah R. McGrew nee Yancer died 12/14/2011
Daughter – Karen S. Ubanski
Daughter In-law – Joyce Wesley
Sister – Vivian McGrew
Brother – Tony McGrew
Sister – Betty Wilke