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Sharon M. Gerard, 70

September 19, 1946 to April 17, 2017

Sharon M. Gerard, 70, of Bradford, died at 7p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017, at Unity Point Health Methodist Hospital, Peoria.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 21, at Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Bradford, Pastor Jan
Ringenberg officiating. Burial will be in Osceola Grove Cemetery, rural Bradford. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Bradford Rescue Squad.

She was born Sept. 19, 1946, in Princeton, the daughter of William Alfred and Elizabeth (Metcalf) Lucas. She married Gene M. Gerard June 6, 1965, at Snareville Church in Wyoming.

He survives, as do a son, Adam (Penny) Gerard of Varna, Ill.; a daughter, Gena Gerard of Bradford; two grandchildren, Elizabeth (Chris Monckton) Lafary of Bartonville and Sarah (David) Hertzner of Oglesby; three great-grandchildren,Constance, Kayleigh, and Kason Hertzner; two sisters, Pauline (the late Herbert) Graybeal of Campbellsville, Ky. and Lorene (Tony) Martens of Columbia, Ky.; a brother, Charles (Neva) Lucas of Tiskilwa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Bertha Cantwell; and two brothers, Bill Lucas and Marion Lucas
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She enjoyed stock car and drag races, flowers, and spending time with her family.

Service/Memorial Information

A Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Bradford.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Bradford.

Memorials may be directed to the Bradford Rescue Squad.

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  • butterfly"Lots of memories especially when we were all young. Will miss Aunt Sharon"Tribute from: Jim Graybeal
    April 20, 2017
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  • butterfly"My little sister is gone. We will miss her. I will miss seeing her posts and the posts she shared on Facebook. She always posted first thing in the morning. Seeing what she shared, I knew she was there. Love you, Gene and Gena. Love you Sis."Tribute from: Lorene & Tony Martens
    April 19, 2017
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  • prayer"Our condolences go out to Sharons Family. Sharon and Gene were always so good about coming over to visit Aunt Rose who was my mother. Sharon will have to be a good referee for our moms because I know they are both still cheating at Yahoo. You will be missed Sharon. Love to the Family."Tribute from: Janice and Rick Bulthuis
    April 19, 2017
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  • guestbook"I love you and will miss you Aunt Sharon."Tribute from: Becky (Lucas) Mercer
    April 19, 2017
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  • candle"I will miss you Aunt Sharon

    Rest in Peace"
    Tribute from: Lauren Despain
    April 19, 2017
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  • candle"You will be deeply missed we love you"Tribute from: Elsie Lucas
    April 19, 2017
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  • candle"Sorry for your loss Kristana"Tribute from: Carol Logsdon
    April 18, 2017
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  • candle"We'll miss you Sharon"Tribute from: Theresa Judd
    April 18, 2017
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  • butterfly"We love you and will miss you !"Tribute from: Katy Lucas
    April 18, 2017
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  • prayer"We will miss you Aunt Sharon!"Tribute from: Lisa Anderson
    April 18, 2017
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