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Helen R. Grebner

June 21, 1939 February 10, 2021
Helen R. Grebner
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Obituary for Helen R. Grebner

Helen R. ​(Reising​) “Aunt Honey” Grebner of Bessemer, MI., formerly of Peoria, IL., passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, ​at the age​ of 81.
She was born​ Ju​ne 21, 1939 in Peoria, IL., the daughter of Edward J. Reising, Sr. and Joanna A. Kovachevich Reising. ​Helen married Bernard J. Grebner on November 16, 1963 at St. Marks Catholic Church. ​Bernard pr​eceded her in death on March 10, 1990. Surviving ​is ​a son Todd A. (Sue Bolton) of Bessemer, MI.​, ​a ​brother William (Patti) of ​Michigan, and ​a ​sister,​ Catherine Reising-Jones (Jeffrey) of M​aine. Helen was blessed with ​many ​nieces​, ​nephews​, ​great-​nieces and​ nephews​, who loved her dearly. ​In addition to her ​parents and husband, Helen ​was preceded in death by ​brothers Edward J.​(Charli), James J.​(Katie)​, and Paul D.​(Josephine), as well as, ​sisters Ursula C. Reising and Mary M. Reising Toevs​(Loren). Helen was a very religious, compassionate person, whose interests ranged from cooking, gardening, crocheting and floral arrangements.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at St. Philomena Catholic Church, with visitation beginning at 9:00 AM, until time of mass. Fr. David Richardson will officiate and Helen will be interred at Resurrection Cemetery joining her husband and soul mate Bernie.
In lieu of flowers, please send any memorials to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis TN 38101-9908. Please continue her tradition of sending notes of kindness and support to everyone in your lives.
Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send condolences at wrightandsalmon.com

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Visitation

Saturday

11

Sep

9:00 AM 9/11/2021 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/11/2021 10:30:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Saturday

11

Sep

10:30 AM 9/11/2021 10:30:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States
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