Jeffrey L. Grib, 47, of Geneseo passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013 at his home. A Memorial Mass celebrating Jeffrey’s life will be held 10:30 Friday, October 4th at St. Malachy Catholic Church in Geneseo. Rev. Michael Pakula will celebrate. Per his request, cremation rites have been accorded and inurnment will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation for Jeffrey will be 1 hour prior to the Mass (9:30-10:30) . Memorials may be left to the Jeffrey Grib Memorial Fund. Vandemore Funeral Home, Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jeffrey was born October 3, 1965 in Oak Lawn, IL, the son of Gerald and Barbara (Derk) Grib. He was a graduate of Andrew High School in Orland Park, IL and attended Eastern Illinois University. Jeffrey had worked as an outside sales associate for Advance Steel in Michigan. Jeffrey attended St. Malachy’s Catholic Church in Geneseo. While he was in high school he enjoyed playing baseball, football; and after high school he enjoyed hockey. He had enjoyed coaching Little League football in Oak Forest, IL.
Survivors include his parents: Gerald and Barbara Grib of Geneseo; 1 son: Derek Grib of Oak Forest, IL; 1 daughter: Drew Grib also of Oak Forest, IL; 1 granddaughter: Delaney Grib; 1 sister: Deborah (Kent) Wolfe of Geneseo; 2 brothers: David Grib of California and Christopher (Lori) Grib of Miamisburg, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jeffrey was preceded in death by his grandparents.