Greta Lucille Ryner


Greta Lucille Ryner, age 93, of Monmouth, Illinois passed away at 8:25
am on Friday December 6, 2019 at the Roseville Rehabilitation and Health
Care Center in Roseville, Illinois. Greta was born on July 22, 1926 in
Monmouth and is the daughter of Emmet Ray and Ruth Ellen Crandall
Peterson. She was raised in rural Monmouth and attended West Prairie
rural school and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1944. Greta
married Richard E. Ryner on November 1, 1945 at Fairview Center Church,
near Monmouth. He passed away in August 30, 1999. Greta began at
Illinois Bankers Life of Monmouth as a typist. She and Richard first
lived in Gerlaw, Illinois and moved to the farm in 1948, They moved to
Monmouth in 1957 and she began cosmetology in 1960-61 when she attended
the Galesburg School of Cosmetology. Greta was beautician for 44 years
locally in her own home, Greta’s Beauty Shoppe. Greta and Richard loved
to square dance and attended many dances locally. She loved to read and
play bridge. She was a former member of Coldbrook Christian Church.
Surviving her is her daughter, Nancy Stahl and Rodney of Auberry,
California. Seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren are also
surviving. Her brother, Lee Peterson and Helen of Clemmons, NC  A number
of other nieces and nephews, and other relatives also survive. She is
preceded in her death by her parents, husband, two sons Rick and Rob,
and eight sisters Kathryn, Leona, Faye, Maxine, Lois, Helen, and two
brothers, Ray and Max.

A graveside funeral service for the interment of her ashes is planned on
Wednesday December 11, 2019 at 10:30 am at Warren County Memorial Park
Cemetery. A memorial fund is being established for the Roseville
Rehabilitation and Health Care Center of Roseville, Illinois. To leave a
condolence or for more information please visit

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