Saturday, January 14, 2017
Obit of Mark A. "Grizz" Grizzle
CHATSWORTH — Mark A. "Grizz" Grizzle, 61, of Chatsworth, died at 11:39 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 12, 2017), with his family by his side, after a hard-fought battle at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City. Burial will be at Wiley Cemetery, Colfax. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. He was born July 10, 1955, in Bloomington, a son of Myron and Lois O'Brien Grizzle. He married Kay L. Tauber on March 14, 2004, in Florida. She survives in Chatsworth. Also surviving are a daughter, Heather (Jared Milton) Grizzle, Colfax; a granddaughter, Alexis Molck; five siblings, Dennis (Barb) Grizzle, Jayne Cook, David (Tamara) Grizzle, Robert (Patricia Puetz) Grizzle and Joseph (Tina) Grizzle; a brother-in-law, Sam (Barbara) Tauber; and his beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother-in-law, Rick Cook; sister-in-law, Jane Tauber; and mother-in-law, Verla Tauber. Mark worked at Alamo Group Inc., Gibson City, for 42 years. He was an avid Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and NASCAR fan, especially Jeff Gordon. Mark particularly enjoyed spending time with his family, friends and pets. Memorials may be made to the Chatsworth fire and emergency medical services department, American Cancer Society or Central Illinois Small Animal Rescue.