Sunset Memorial Gardens
8800 North Alpine Road
Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 633-0211
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Viola "Vi" Whitney Grenon 1922—2018
Viola L. Whitney Grenon, 96, of Rockford, IL, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Wesley Willows. She was born March 14, 1922, in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Sigfried and Elsie (Schroder) Peterson. Vi married Kenney Whitney, he preceded her in death; she went on to marry Richard P. Grenon on August 22, 1986, in Las Vegas, NV. She was employed as a secretary for many years in Tustin, CA. Vi loved exercising, gardening and traveling with her husband, Dick in their RV. Viola is loved and missed by her sister, Ruth Earlywine, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Kenney Whitney; her husband, Dick; and siblings, Helen Peterson, Ray Peterson, Carl Peterson, John Peterson and Elsie Richolson.
A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Chapel of Love Mausoleum at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park, IL 61115. Cremation rites have been accorded. To share a condolence, please visit www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from May 12 to May 15, 2018
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