Gloria Crank

Staff Writer
Washington Times-Reporter

Gloria H. Crank, 76, of Washington, died at 12:08 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008 at Morton Villa.

Born July 31, 1932, in Germantown to Rudolph and Anna Fandel Grebner, she married Kenneth D. Crank Aug. 4, 1951, in Germantown. He died Dec. 25, 2006, in Peoria.

Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Mike, Lowell and Theodore; and two sisters, Virginia Sharick and Bernadine Kern.

Surviving are two daughters, Shelley Presley of East Peoria and Nancy (Doug) Soltow of Freeport; two sons, Bob (Angie) Crank of Toluca and Ken (Denise) Crank Jr. of Washington; five brothers, Ernest (Barb) Grebner of Tiskilwa, Hank Grebner and Hots (Roberta) Grebner of Metamora, Reinhart Grebner of Washington and Rudolph (Bonnie) Grebner of Washburn; one sister, Georgianna (Raymond) Kiefner of Metamora; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She retired in 1991 after working for Washington Community High School for many years as a cook.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mason-White Funeral Home. The Rev. Frank Valente will officiate. 

Burial will follow in Glendale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and one-half hour prior to services Friday.

Memorials may be made to the Peoria Rescue Mission.