Gracie Emma Duck of East Carondelet, Ill., passed peacefully in the arms of family on Aug. 14, 2016. She was born at 12:55 a.m. and met the eyes of Jesus at 1:40 a.m. the same day.
Gracie was the daughter of Lori Stevens and Randy Duck of East Carondelet, Ill.
She is survived by her twin Emma Grace; and her other siblings, Casey, Brianna, Bret, Hannah and Alexis.
Her paternal grandparents are Wanda and Terry Gulley of East Carondelet and Fred and Tammy Duck of Ziegler, and her maternal grandmother, Dorothy Green of O'Fallon, Mo.
She was preceded in death by John Michael Stevens of Centreville, Ill.
Gracie gave us a lifetime of love during her short time on earth. We will always know what she looks like and know that she was a fighter; however we will never know of her hopes and dreams. Fly high into the arms of our love ones until we meet again. www.lesmanfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 at Leesman Funeral Home in Dupo, Ill.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, Ill.
LEESMAN FUNERAL HOME, Dupo, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 21, 2016