Lauri Ann Gruber
Lauri Ann Gruber
  • August 13, 1959 - July 30, 2017
  • Marengo, Illinois

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Lauri A. Gruber, 57, of Marengo, passed away peacefully in her home on July 30, 2017. Born August 13, 1959 in Oak Park; she was the daughter of Chalmer and Doris (Nelson) Farley. She married Rick C. Gruber on August 14, 1998 in Maywood.
A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Lauri cherished her family. Lauri was wonderful volunteer and organizer for District 165. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, crafting and had once loved sunbathing on her boat on Dunn's Creek in Palatka, Florida.
Lauri is survived by her husband of 19 years, Rick Gruber; mother, Doris Farley; children, Nichole DePew, Natalie Gruber and Ric (Karie) Gruber Jr.; daughter-in-law, Jennifer (Bryan Shannon); grandchildren, Noah and Lucas DePew, Keelan and Camden Shannon; sisters, Rhonda (Alfonso) Santana and Kristin (Joe) Ferruzza; and many loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father and sons, Stephan DePew and Adam Gruber.
Visitation 12 p.m. until time of memorial service at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Marengo-Union Funeral Home, 505 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo.
In memory of Lauri, flowers would be appreciated or donations to Wounded Heroes Foundation Inc., 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606 or at
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