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Eileen Greiner

July 22, 1925 — November 29, 2016

Gridley-Eileen M. Greiner, 91, of Gridley, IL passed away at 12:52 am on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Fairview Haven Nursing Home in Fairbury.

She was born on July 22, 1925 in Cissna Park, IL a daughter of Edward and Helen Stoller Knapp. She married Arthur Schlipf on April 23, 1950 in Cissna Park. He passed away on July 9, 1951. She then married Robert Greiner on April 16, 1972 in Cissna Park. He survives at the Fairview Haven Nursing Home.

Also surviving is one daughter, Ardean (Larry) Stoller of Gridley, IL; three grandchildren, Christine (Matt) Ginzel of West Lafayette, IN; Nathan (Leslie) Romersberger of Bloomington, IL; Philip (Becky) Romersberger of Gridley, IL; eight great-grandchildren, three sisters, Edith Stahl of Peoria; Betty (Ray) Wagenbach of Princeville; Shirley (Roy) Wyss of Goodfield; and sister-in-law, Laura Knapp of Fairbury.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Glenn and Larry Knapp; one sister, Iola Feucht; and one son-in-law, Robert Romersberger.

Eileen graduated from Cissna Park High School in 1943. After graduation she worked in Peoria, IL. She later worked for 20 years as a bookkeeper at the Cissna Park Co-Op. When Eileen was a homemaker she loved gardening and making yeast rolls. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed by her family.

She was a member of the Gridley Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10 am on Friday, December 2, 2016. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 4-7 pm at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso and from 9-9:45 am on Friday before the service at the church. Burial will be in Gridley Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Gridley Apostolic Christian Church, Sunrise Manor in Gridley, or Fairview Haven Nursing Home in Fairbury. Online condolences may be sent to


DEC 1. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

Funeral Service

DEC 2. 10:00 AM (CST)

Gridley Apostolic Christian Church
319 E. Seventh St.
Gridley, IL

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