Marjorie “Jean” Vetter, 92, of Sibley, died 11:03 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2019) at Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.
Marjorie was born Sept. 16, 1926, in Bloomington, a daughter of John Gray and Louise Schleeter Canute. She married Ernest L. Vetter on April 8, 1944, in Decatur. Ernest and Marjorie were married for 69 years; he preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 2013.
Surviving are her children, Neva (Jim Abbey) Rohrer, Sibley; John (Valerie Gruss) Vetter, Lincroft, N.J.; Paul (Marge) Vetter, Sibley; and Stanley (Suzanne) Vetter, Sibley; daughters-in-law, Gwen (Clayton) James, Downs, and Maria Santucci, Champaign; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Connie (Larry) Abrams, Lake Wales, Fla.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Jim and Bruce; her brother, Delmar (Verta) Canute; son-in-law, Robert Rohrer; and daughter-in-law, Joan Calloway Vetter.
Marjorie was a member of Sibley United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, a board member and in the Methodist Women group. She worked alongside her husband in the grain and livestock business.
A private celebration of life service was held at Rosenbaum Funeral Home, Gibson City. Memorials may be made to Fairview Haven Nursing Home, ALS or The Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences and memories of Marjorie may be shared with the family at rosenbaumfh.com.