Marjorie 'Jean' Vetter

Marjorie 'Jean' Vetter

SIBLEY — Marjorie “Jean” Vetter, 92, of Sibley died at 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 Oct. 16, 2013.

Surviving are her children, Neva (Jim Abbey) Rohrer of Sibley, John (Valerie Gruss) Vetter of Lincroft, N.J., Paul (Marge) Vetter of Sibley and Stanley (Suzanne) Vetter of Sibley; daughters-in-law, Gwen (Clayton) James of Downs and Maria Santucci of Champaign; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Connie (Larry) Abrams of 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 part of the Methodist Women group. She worked alongside her husband in the grain and livestock business.

A private celebration of life service will be held at Rosenbaum Funeral Home, Gibson City.

Memorials may be made to Fairview Haven nursing home, ALS or the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences and memories of Marjorie may be shared with the family at rosenbaumfh.com.

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