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Glenn J. Gray

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Glenn J. Gray

ROCK FALLS – Glenn J. Gray, 86, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.

Glenn was born April 4, 1928, in Rock Falls, the son of Ralph and Effie (Quick) Gray. He married Frances Marie (Jones) Virnich on Oct. 29, 1950, in St. Louis. She preceded him in death on May 1, 1998. Glenn was a hard worker, and his persistence landed him a job at Parish Alford Co., where he worked for 39 years as a millwright. Glenn was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls. 

Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Montieth and Mildred Reyes; one son, Bradley Ferris; four brothers, Robert, Earl, Merle, and John Gray; one sister, Rita Wheaton; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Jim and John Virnich; two brothers, Henry and Arthur “Art;” and one sister, Shirley.

Visitation will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

Visit mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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