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Grace C. Leroy

August 1, 1924 — March 19, 2022

Grace C. LeRoy, 97, of Clifton passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Faith Place in Danforth. She was born on August 1, 1924 in Kankakee, a daughter of Henry and Meta (Siefert) Hadders and they preceded her in death. She married Jack LeRoy Sr. in Kankakee on August 1, 1942 and he preceded her in death in September of 1979.

She is survived by her children, Jack (Janis) LeRoy of Clifton, James LeRoy of Danforth, Janet (Darrell) Denault of Herscher, John (Susan) LeRoy of Chebanse, Patricia (Gene) Glenn of Danforth, Brian (Linda) LeRoy of Kankakee; one sister, Esther Coffman of Dallas, Texas; one brother, David (Carol) Hadders of Tennessee; 19 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren.

Grace was also preceded in death by two brothers; one sister; one son, Jerome LeRoy; and one daughter-in-law, Bridget LeRoy.

She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Clifton and was active in the church choir. She loved to play Dominos, enjoyed quilting, camping, hiking and listening to Christian music. Most of all, Grace loved spending time with her family.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clifton with Rev. Pete Hinrich officiating. Burial will follow in the Mound Grove Cemetery in Kankakee.

Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church in Clifton or Faith Place in Danforth.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Knapp Funeral Home - Clifton

100 S Maple St, Clifton, IL 60927

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