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Joseph F. Grawe

Joseph F. Grawe

Joseph F. Grawe age 58, of Quincy, formerly of Liberty, died on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 1:47 p.m. in North Adams Home. Joe was born March 18, 1959 in Quincy, a son of Eugene & MaryAnn (Mast) Grawe. He married Gail J. Lair on July 29, 1989 in St. Anthony Catholic Church and she survives.

Joe graduated from St. Joseph Seminary in Oak Brook, IL in 1977 as Valedictorian. He worked as an insurance agent for Grawe Insurance Agency, which he bought from his father, Gene. Joe was Secretary of Payson Farmers Mutual Insurance Company for 15 years.

He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Fourth Degree. Joe was a lifelong Cubs baseball fan. He was an outdoorsman who liked hunting, fishing and gardening. Joe supported his kids in their sporting activities, and he loved playing with his grandchildren. Most importantly, he was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather.

In addition to his wife Gail, survivors also include: his children, Tyler Grawe and his wife Jenny of Colorado Springs, CO; Jonathan Grawe and his wife Avery of Springfield, IL; Abigail Grawe of Maryland Heights, MO; grandchildren, Barrett, Blakely and Christian Grawe.

His siblings, Lucille Grawe of Quincy; Rita Frericks of Liberty; Ken (Geri) Grawe; Margie Grawe all of Quincy; Roger Grawe of Eau Claire, WI; Tom Grawe of Quincy; Rose Ann Hugenberg of Liberty; JoAnn (Fred) Witte of Quincy; Mary Howald of Center, MO; Dorothy (Bob) Haley of Quincy. His mother-in-law, Margaret Lair of Quincy; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Pamela (Larry) Newell of Norman, OK; Jeffrey (Joni) Lair of Oklahoma City, OK. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his father-in-law Gideon Lair; brothers-in-law, Paul Frericks and Dan Hugenberg; sisters-in-law, Lynda Grawe and Pat Grawe; three nieces Jacquelin Grawe, Adrianne Grawe, and Katie Hugenberg, a nephew, Timothy Haley and two siblings in infancy.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. with a W.C.U. service at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church by Rev. Tom Donovan. Interment will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at St. Anthony Church. Memorials are suggested to Blessing Hospice, North Adams Home or St. Anthony Catholic Church.

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From:
Carolyn & Harold Turner
Quincy, IL
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So sorry to hear of your loss, we're praying for the entire family.
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Linda Robinson
Quincy, IL
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Gail and family. So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.
Duane and Linda Robinson
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Jerry and Sue Schmidt
Carrollton, IL
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Our deepest sympathy to Gail and the kids, and the Grawe family. So sorry to hear of Joes passing. Such a great guy. Keep all your special memories close to your heart.
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Michael L. Haynes
Wilmington, DE
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Words can't express how I feel during this time of sorrow. Rest in peace my brother.
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Debbie Bruce
Quincy, IL
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I always enjoyed seeing Joe when he would come to the YMCA. He will be dearly missed! God Bless!
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Lisa and George Phillips
Butler, PA
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May the Good Lord Wrap His Loving Arms around Joe and Welcome Him Home...Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all.......Love Lisa and George
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Lisa Griebel
St. Louis, MO
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Dear Gail and Abbey I am so sorry for our loss. I always enjoyed seeing Joe at the Culver soccer games. I will continue to keep your family in my prayers.
Lisa Griebel
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Jeff & Joanne Bergman
Quincy, IL
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Our deepest sympathy to all. Thoughts & prayers are with you.
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Sandi Holford
Quincy, IL
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Gail and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Joe was such a wonderful guy. So caring and kind. He will be a welcome addition in heaven.
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Scott and Katie Klauser
Quincy, IL
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Gail and family,
We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. It sounds like he was an amazing man. May you soon find peace and healing during this difficult time.
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Ernie and Becky Price
Colorado Springs, CO
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Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you
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S. Mary Shaw, ASC
Springfield, IL
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My deepest sympathy to the Grawe family. May Joe rest in peace. Assurance of prayer for family and extended family. S. Mary Shaw, asc,
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Lesa Robinson Schlueter
Chesterfield, MO
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Gail, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
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Jeff and Donna Reid
La Grange, MO
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Gail I was so sorry to hear of your loss, Prayers for you and your family