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Florence Lucille Zerby

Jerseyville | Wednesday, April 22 2015

JERSEYVILLE-   Florence Lucille Zerby, 105, died at 5:35 a.m., Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.She was born in Jersey County on Nov. 21, 1909, and was the daughter of the late Charles & Christina (Vahle) Green.She married Thomas P. Zerby on Dec. 24, 1931 in Alton, and together they farmed and raised their daughter, sharing 50 years together before his death on March 9, 1982.Surviving are her daughter, Phillis Krueger of Fieldon; a sister, Helen Albrecht of Jerseyville; and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son in law, Frederick Krueger; a grandson, David Krueger; a sister, Irene Beiermann Camp; and a brother, Elmer Green.Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Tuesday.  Rev. Ted Engelsdorfer will officiate.She will be buried in the Fieldon Cemetery.Memorials may be given to the Peace United Church of Christ in Jerseyville.


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