Grace A. Grahnke, 89, a lifelong resident of Lyons, died on Nov. 9, 2015 at Seasons Hospice at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn.
Ms. Grahnke attended Lincoln Grade School (’40) in Brookfield and Morton High School in Cicero. She was a longtime volunteer at Lyons Historical Society and Lyons Food Pantry. She also liked to read and solve crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her son, Gary (the late Brinda); her grandchildren, Nick, Kris (Michelle), Eliza and Kurt Grahnke; and her sister, Mildred (Thomas) McNally.
Ms. Grahnke was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur C. Grahnke; her son, Lon (Gwen) Grahnke; and her sister, Marie (the late Martin) Drechen.
Services have been held. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.
Memorial donations are appreciated to Lyons Food Pantry, c/o Zion Lutheran Church, 7930 Ogden Ave., Lyons, Illinois 60534.
Johnson Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.