Glenda June Grodeon, age 75 of Highland, IL, died Saturday, January 16, 2016, at her residence in Highland, IL.
She was born October 28, 1940, in Joppa, IL, the daughter of Glen and Iola (nee Walbright) Sutfin.
On June 16, 1962, she married Brent N. Grodeon who survives.
She was a member of Sunrise United Methodist Church. She was also a former member of 1st Congregational Chuch in Highland for 40 years.
June grew up in Joppa and Metropolis and she graduated from Metropolis High School in 1958. She attended SIU Carbondale and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education in 1962. She worked 2 years in Central IL at Clinton and started in Highland Schools in August of 1964, teaching 2nd grade. She taught 32 years in Highland before retirement. In 2005 she and her husband moved to O’Fallon, MO to be near their son. They moved to Trenton, IL in 2010, and returned to Highland in December of 2014. In retirement she enjoyed being a homemaker, and being with her family. She collected antiques, enjoyed shopping and liked arts and crafts.
Survivors include :
Husband – Brent N. Grodeon, Highland, IL
Son – Richard N. “Rich” Grodeon (Fiancee Tamara S.”Tammy” Grammer, O Fallon, MO
Grandchild – Jacob T. Grodeon, O Fallon, MO
She was preceded in death by :
Father – Glen T. Sutfin
Mother – Iola — Sutfin nee Walbright
Daughter – Lori A. Grodeon stillborn 3/28/1974
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL., with Rev. Jim Blue, Minister of Sunrise United Methodist Church in O’Fallon, MO, officiating.
Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society; Hospice of Southern IL; Education Plus at Highland Community Schools.