CORTLAND – Ronald L. Grzywa, 49, of Oregon, Ill., formerly of Cortland, Ill., and Burlington, Ill., died suddenly Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at KSB Hospital, Dixon.
Born April 9, 1963, in DeKalb, the son of Theodore and Mary (Wells) Grzywa, Ron was a 1981 graduate of Burlington Central High School and was employed as a heavy equipment operator.
Living the past few months in Oregon, he attended St. Mary Catholic Church and was a sports enthusiast.
He is survived by his parents, Ted and Mary Grzywa of Oregon; daughters, Dana Marie Grzywa and Jodi Lynn Grzywa, both of Cortland; grandchildren, Rayne and Logan; sister, Christine Krause of Collinsville; and brothers, Michael (Frances) Grzywa of Metamora, Douglas Grzywa of Hampshire, Stephen (Mary) Grzywa of Marseilles, Mark (Elizabeth) Grzywa of Downers Grove, Kenneth Grzywa of Malta, Eric (Connie) Grzywa of Oswego and Timothy (Leanne) Grzywa of Florida.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Christian funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon, with the Rev. Joseph Naill, Pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Oregon. There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, assisted the family with arrangements. For information, visit www.FarrellHollandGale.com.