Grace E. Crabbe, age 96, formerly of 301 N. 8th St. died on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 8:45 p.m. in Sunset Home.
On May 22, 1937, she married Mac A.Crabbe in Quincy. He preceded her in death on June 10, 1990.
Mrs. Crabbe was a member of South Side Boat Club Ladies’ Aid and a former member of Cedar Crest Country Club. She was an avid sportsperson and especially enjoyed bowling and golf. She had worked for 5 years for Wurst Hardware and as a bookkeeper for 7 1/2 years for Tangerine Bowl.
Survivors include a two sons, Gene Paul Crabbe and his wife, Alma, of Dallas City, IL and David Arthur Crabbe of Quincy; six grandchildren: Gene Crabbe and his wife, Tammy, of Gilbert, AZ; Angie Crabbe, U.S.N., Jacksonville, FL; Julie Gale of Dallas City, IL; and David, Tony, and Mac Crabbe, all of Quincy; one great grandson, Scott Payne, of Danville, IL; three great granddaughters: Lillian Crabbe of Quincy; and Elizabeth and Victoria Crabbe of Glibert, AZ; a sister, Lillian Rodefeld and her husband, Willis, of Quincy; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers Phillip and George Zimmerman; three sisters: Clara and Doris Hancox and Ruby Thenhaus; and a daughter-in-law, Betty Crabbe.
Services: Friday, April 20, 2012 at 11:00 am at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim White officiating.
Visitation: Friday from 9-11 am at the funeral home.
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery
Memorials: Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.