Sandra Grills

Alton |

Sandra D. Grills, age 75, passed away at 1:19 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2009, at St. Anthony's health Center, in Alton, Il.

She was born in Alton, Il on June 25, 1934, the daughter of William M. and Tressie B. (Henderson) Jackson

Sandra married Calvin Grills, on December 7, 1967 in Alton, Il. he preceeded her in death in February of 1998.

Sandra was employed at St. Anthony's Hospital as a CNA, and then moved to an operator position at the Hospital. She was a member of the 1st Christian Church of Alton, and enjoyed reading and crocheting, and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by six children and their spouses; Juane and Danny Barr of Fieldon Il. Terri and Louis Williams of Alton Il. Mark and Colleen Gross of Hardin Il. Alan Grills of Meadowbrook Il. Arlie and Charlene Grills of Alton Il. and Danny and Linda Grills of Utha. 18 Grand Children; Lisa Welch, Michele Giesler, Matthew Zimmerman, Joy Hudson, Steven Williams, Justin Williams, Shannon Boxdorfor, Corey Dey, Joshua Gross, Chad Grills, Brendon Grills, Lainey Grills, Keri Grills, Rob Grills, Sean Grills, Phillip Grills, Amanda Bylsma, and Christine Osborne, 25 Great Grandchildren; and one sister-in-law Minola Jackson , of Orange County CA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers and one sister-in-law; William Jackson and Robert and Violet Jackson.

Visitation will be 4 pm until funeral service time at 7 pm on Thursday October 22, 2009 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home, in Alton, IL. Pastor Jim Johnston Officiating

Memorials may be made to St. Clare's Day Care Activity Department

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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