Ronald Grommet

Ronald Grommet
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Ronald Edgar “Ron” Grommet, 63, of Chester, IL, born August 30, 1952, in Belleville, IL, died Sunday, January 24, 2016, at his residence.

Mr. Grommet was a millwright and a member of the Southern Illinois Carpenters Union.  He was a member of the Turkey Hill Grange, Belleville, IL.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Wilma M., nee Schad, Grommet.

Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Patsy, nee Lamkin, Grommet, whom he married on November 5, 1977;
two daughters, Ellen (Adam) Helmers of Edwardsville, IL,
and Abigail Grommet of Sturgeon Bay, WI;
two grandchildren, Willa and Eleanor Helmers;
one brother, Allen (Nancy) Grommet of Wyckoff, NJ;
one sister, Susan (Friedrich) Burian of Chicago, IL;
and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Turkey Hill Grange or to the American Cancer Society-Research.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, January 29, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. There will be a Turkey Hill Grange ritual at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 29, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Tim Sims officiating.  Burial will follow at High Prairie Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Ronald Grommet

To the all the Grommet Family Sorry I couldn’t be there for you all but, I wanted to say: You all are in my prayers & have my deepest sympathy. May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

Rebecca Parrish Mourey, Dawson, IL, 62520

Dear Patsy,Ellen,Abby and family, I feel your loss and my wholehearted sympathy is with all of you at this time and during your grieving period. God Bless all of you and may he watch over you during your hard times.

Melita Walz, Edwardsville, IL , 62025


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