William Gromer

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William Ray “Bill” Gromer, 67, of Swansea, IL, born January 9, 1951, died Monday, November 26, 2018, at his residence.

Bill was a graduate of Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville and worked for many years in various positions. After retirement he enjoyed volunteering his time in community services.

He is preceded in death by his father, Thomas “A.D.” Gromer; and a brother, Gary Gromer.

He is survived by his mother, Fern, nee Starkey, Gromer of Belleville, IL; two sisters, Kim (Monty) Powers of Smithton, IL, and Barbara (Robert) Jaco of Belleville, IL; nieces and nephews, Lori (Gary) Thielemann, Bill (Tammy) Powers, Daren Powers, and Monica Powers (Josh Henry); and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com

 Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, November 29, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 29, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Cari Frus officiating.

Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.



5 Comments on William Gromer

Harold Reaves said : Guest Report Dec 05, 2018 at 4:06 AM

Sorry I could not be but have many members of our growing up in Dexter and thanking of you aunte Fern love always.

  • Seneca
  • Missouri
Larry Schofield said : Guest Report Nov 30, 2018 at 12:20 PM

Though I haven't seen you in many years, I still remember good times in HS. He may be gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.

  • Columbia
  • Md
Tess said : Guest Report Nov 29, 2018 at 2:50 PM

Kim, Monty, and Family, My deepest sympathy. Tess Schlesinger

  • New Athens
  • IL
Bill Sobczak said : Guest Report Nov 28, 2018 at 3:04 PM

Bill, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Brandon
  • Florida
Christine Adams said : Guest Report Nov 28, 2018 at 1:22 PM

Dear bill, you were such a kind neighbor and dear friend. My boys loved you so and your dearly missed. Much love.

  • IL

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