Constance H. "Connie" Grob


Constance  H. "Connie"  Grob (nee Parrish), 90, of Lebanon, IL, born April 26, 1926, in Chester, IL, died Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Mar Ka Nursing Home in Mascoutah, IL.

Connie met her late husband, John, while attending McKendree College. They were married on August 7, 1953, at the United Methodist Church in Chester, IL.

Connie graduated from McKendree College in 1953 Summa Cum Laude, Degree in Religious Studies. She served on the Board of Trustees from 1975 to 1991 and on the Alumni Board from 1989 to 1999. In 1985, Connie and her husband, John, earned the Peter Akers Award for service to McKendree College.

Mrs. Grob was a homemaker and a Methodist minister’s spouse for more than 40 years. Connie was involved in many church and civic activities, and a variety of other voluntary functions. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lebanon since 1986, and a life-time member of the United Methodist Women. She was involved in the local PEO for over 15 years.

She is survived by her Sons, John Andrew Grob, St. Louis, MO, and Paul (Becky) Grob, Lebanon, IL; 2 grandchildren, Zachary and Parker Grob; Sister, Linda Lindenberg, Statesville, NC; Nieces, Connie Jones, San Diego, CA, Jyl Longtin, Fountain Hills, AZ, Pam (Rick) Dishman, Statesville, NC; Nephews, Pat (Jenelle) Knowles, Chester, IL, and Jason Parrish, Chester, IL; 8 Great Nieces and Nephews; and 8 Great-Great Nieces and Nephews; Cousin, Rev. Ted Hartley.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, George and Claudia (nee Johnson) Parrish; Husband, John W. Grob (Dec. 19, 2011); Brothers, Benjamin Parrish, McKinsey Parrish; Sister, Annebelle Parrish.

Memorials may be made to the 1st United Methodist Church in Lebanon.

Visitation: Friday, September 9, 2016, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 9:00 to 10:00 am, at Meyer Funeral Home, Lebanon, IL.

Funeral: Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:00 am, at Meyer Funeral Home, Lebanon, IL.

Interment: Private family burial at Hug Cemetery, Millersburg.

Meyer Funeral Home, Lebanon, IL


  • Visitation

    Friday, September 9, 2016

    from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

    and Saturday, September 10, 2016

    from 9:00 to 10:00 am

    Meyer Funeral Home, Lebanon, IL.

  • Service

    Saturday, September 10, 2016

    10:00 am