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Michael H. Gribben

Obituary for Michael H. Gribben

February 15, 1937 - October 6, 2018
Johnsburg, Illinois | Age 81


Michael H. Gribben, age 81,of Johnsburg IL, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2018 at VA Hospital in North Chicago. Michael was born on February 15, 1937 in Evanston IL, the son of Harold and Marguerite (Freed) Gribben. He married the love of his life Sharon Davies August 1959.
Michael proudly served in the U.S. Navy and the Reserves from 1955 to 1962. He was a Legion member of McHenry Moose Lodge #691 for 50 years, as well as a lifetime member of VFW.
Michael is survived by his companion of 26 years, Joan Saunders; his children, Cindy (Lee) Conway, Tamara (Richard) Fischer and Linda (Dale) Lininger; his grandchildren, Angela (Michael), D.J, Joshua, Brian, Elizabeth,
Jake (Samantha) , Brittany (Thomas) and Kandace (Garrett); his
13 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Cheryl Schultz (Chuck Moodhe) and Debbie Cannistra; nephews, Ryan (Sarah) and Robby; niece, Nicole.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years Sharon; his parents; his sister, Karen; and granddaughter, Danyel.
Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Michael's name may be directed to Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans MSHV, Inc 433 S. Carlton Ave. Wheaton IL 60187.

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