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.

Online condolences and memories of may be posted at rosenbaumfh.com.

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