Gladys Ryan

Gladys D. Ryan, 88, of Gibson City, formerly of Foosland, died at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital Annex.

Her funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Rosenbaum Funeral Home, Gibson City, with the Rev. Paul Thomason officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery, rural Mahomet.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Ryan was born June 15, 1930, in Cheney Grove Township, a daughter of Richard and Erma Barrett Dean.

She is survived by her children, Kevin Ryan of Foosland and Kenna (Mike) McCall of Gibson City; eight grandchildren, Tom (Sarah) McCall, Jenny (Scott) Davis, Chase (Kelsey) McCall, Seth McCall, Brandon (Jordan) Ryan, Dustin Ryan, Travis Ryan and Courtney Ryan; seven great-grandchildren; and her sister, Shelby Sommer of Foosland.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and two sisters.

Mr. Ryan was a switchboard operator for Illinois Bell and a waitress at Cozy Corner in Fisher for many years, as well as a dietary aide at Heritage Manor in Gibson City for 38 years. She was a member of United Methodist Church of Foosland/Bellflower and was active in its women’s club.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gibson Area Hospital Annex or to the American Cancer Society.

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