MURPHYSBORO — Gerald A. Grode, 87, born Aug. 31, 1931, in Erie, Pennsylvania, passed away May 4, 2019, in Carbondale.
Gerald was a member of Berean Christian Church of Murphysboro, and a retired chemist at Baxter Labs in Round Lake.
He was the beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (Dible) Grode; loving father of Cindy (John) Scheidt, and Chris (Lisa) Grode; dear grandfather of Abigail Scheidt, Chianna Scheidt, Matthew Grode, Michael Grode, and Maxwell Grode; cherished brother of Norman Grode, the late Reed Grode, and the late Laurene (Grode) Miller; and brother-in-law of Bette Schodorf.
Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in Milburn Cemetery in Wadsworth.
For funeral information, visit www.marshfuneralhome.com or call 847-336-0127.