PHOENIX – Gladys M. Shappa, age 90, of Phoenix, AZ, and formerly of Sterling and Amboy, IL, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019.
Gladys graduated from Lee Center High School in 1946 and worked for many years at the Sears stores in Dixon and Sterling, IL, before retiring in Phoenix, AZ in 1991.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent and Bessie Marschang; brothers, Charles and Donald Marschang, and her son Gary Shappa.
Her wonderful life will be cherished in the lives of her children, Greg Shappa of Corinth, TX, and Gina Shappa of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren, Melissa Shappa of Snohowmish, WA, Samantha Manire of Sellersburg, IN, Megan Womeldorf of Denver, CO, Natalie Piland of Ft. Worth, TX, Stephanie Shappa of Corinth, TX, and Ashley Womeldorf of Scottsdale, AZ; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy, IL. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 26, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church in Amboy, followed by interment at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to thejonesfh.com.