Josephine A. "Jody" Wray
1938 - 2021
Calvert Funeral Home Clinton Chapel
201 South Center Street
Clinton, IL

Josephine A. "Jody" Wray

Jan. 18, 1938 - May 27, 2021

RUTLAND - Josephine A. "Jody" Wray, 83, of Rutland, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at 8:39 PM on Thursday May 27, 2021, at her residence in Rutland.

Her funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday June 1, 2021 at Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home in Toluca with Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be from 1 hour prior to services from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM and burial will follow at St. Ann Cemetery in Toluca. Memorials may be given to Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria. Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home in Toluca is handling arrangements.

Josephine was born on January 18, 1938, in Roanoke, a daughter to Charles G. and Kena Micheletti Ceretto. She married Edward A. Wray at St. Ann Catholic Church in Toluca on August 8, 1959. He preceded her in death in 2005.

Surviving are her children: Michael (Judy) Wray, Minonk; Michele (Stephen) Lawrence, Peoria Heights: seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Jody worked at the Post Office in Wenona and Rutland for 25 years. She also worked for Ward's Phone Company in Rutland. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and was a past member of Sacred Heart Church in Rutland where she served on the Alter Society. She was also a scout leader and took part in the Rutland Women's Club.

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Published by The Pantagraph on May 30, 2021.
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201 South Center Street, Clinton, IL
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My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the both of you and your families. Loved your Mom as a brownie and girls girlscout leader and always friendly at the post office. Always had fun playing hide and seek, and goofing around outside at Uncle Tubby's. Treasure all the memories
Jeanne Harms-Hudson
June 8, 2021
Was saddened to hear of Jodie's passing. Want to express my deepest sympathy to Michele, & the rest of the family from myself & the rest of my family.
Yvonne L. Janssen
May 31, 2021
Mike and Michele...I'm so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. Growing up in Rutland, I have fond memories of her and mom working together
Teresa (Weiland) Anderson
May 31, 2021
Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers. are with you and your family.
Debora Lindsay
May 31, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sorry for your loss.
Becky Murrell
May 30, 2021
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