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Gerald Delvin Grasch
1935 - 2018

Gerald Delvin Grasch, 82, of Decatur, died, Sunday, February, 4, 2018 in Presence St.
Mary’s Hospital, Kankakee, Illinois.

Funeral Services will be 12 Noon, Thursday, February 8, 2018 in St. Paul’s Lutheran
Church, 1 Bachrach Court, Decatur, with Pastor Eric Trickey officiating.  Visitation will
be 10-12noon on Thursday, in the church.  Burial will follow in Macon County
Memorial Park.  Memorial contributions would be appreciated to Northeast
Community Fund or St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Bourbonnais, Illinois.  Tanzyus Logan
Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.  

Gerald was born in October of 1935 in Natoma, Kansas, the son of Armin”Mike” and
Martha “Elizabeth” Grasch.  Gerald was a 1958 graduate of Kansas State University with
a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering.  He was an engineer at
Caterpillar Tractor Company in Decatur, retiring in 2001.  He was a member of
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.  He was a past member of the Decatur Aero Flying Club.  
Gerald married Carolyn Huffer in August of 1964 and she preceded him in death in
of 2012.

Surviving are his son Michael Grasch and wife Sarah of Lexington, Kentucky; daughter
Susan Green and husband Chris of Bourbonnais;  grandchildren David and Jonathan
Grasch and Megan and Luke Green.

Gerald was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Gerald had many interests in life.  Among them were Bible Study, travel, gardening,
flying, boating, attending theatrical performances and wine making.

Gerald had an active life until about eighteen months ago, when his health started to
decline.  The family wishes to thank all those who supported Gerald during this time.

Jesus says “I am the resurrection and the life, Whoever believes in me, though he die,
yet shall he live”. John 11:25ESV

Please sign the guestbook at

Northeast Community Fund
825 N Water St, Decatur, IL 62523
St. Paul's Lutheran School
Bourbonnais, Illinois
1780 Career Center Rd, Bourbonnais, IL 60914