Rhonda Jeanne Abbey, 62, of Cropsey, passed away 5:35 a.m. Friday (March 2, 2018) at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cropsey United Methodist Church with Pastor Gifty Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Cropsey Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury, and 10 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Community Cancer Center in Normal, Cropsey United Methodist Church, or Cropsey Area Community Fund – Park Project.
Rhonda was born April 14, 1955, in Fairbury, the daughter of George and Shirley (Griswold) Dohman. She married Jeff Abbey on April 20, 1974, in Fairbury. Her husband survives in Cropsey. Her parents and mother-in-law, Lois Abbey, preceded her in death.
Other survivors include three children, Brett Abbey, Madison, Wis.; Ryan (Tanya) Abbey, Gurnee; Nicole (Mike) Wolf, Fairbury; four grandchildren, Madelyn and Emma Wolf, and Thomas and George Abbey; three brothers, Ron (Carla) Dohman, Fairbury; John (Judy) Dohman, Gridley; Philip (Guylaine) Dohman, Fairbury; and treasured father-in-law, James Abbey, Fairbury.
Rhonda was a member of Cropsey United Methodist Church, where she served as treasurer for many years. She was employed by Mr. Timber, Honegger’s, Citizens State Bank of Cropsey and assisted in every aspect of our family businesses. Her greatest joy was to serve and care for others, especially her family.
In recent years, her grandchildren were the light of her life and will miss her dearly.
A guest registry to leave condolences to the family is available at www.duffypilsmemorialhome.com.