Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach1,2

ID# 3958, (1921 - 1999)
FatherWilliam Henry Grosenbach3,4,5 (26 Jan 1884 - 22 Sep 1972)
MotherLaura Angelina Glabe6,7,5 (26 Oct 1886 - 4 Oct 1962)

Key Events:

Birth: 30 Jul 1921, Chatsworth, Illinois8,9
Marriage: 13 Jun 1951, Bloomington, Illinois, William Rhodes Lacey (4 Aug 1909 - 30 Oct 1968)10
Marriage: 19 May 1973, Las Vegas, Nevada, Melvin Woodrow Heath (17 Mar 1913 - 30 May 1986)11,12
Marriage: 1989, Jentry Nace Southard (15 Dec 1912 - 23 Feb 2002)13,14,15
Death: 30 Jun 199916,17
Burial: 12 Feb 2001, Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois18
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach was born on 30 Jul 1921 in Chatsworth, Illinois.8,9 She appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Marengo, McHenry Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, William Henry Grosenbach and Laura Angelina Glabe.3
     She moved to Tazewell Co. with her parents by 1935. She appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.19
     She lived and worked in Peoria for a time before her marriage. In 1946 she was working as a key punch operator for Central Illinois Hospital Services, and living at 106 Baker Ave.20
     Phyllis married first William Rhodes Lacey, son of Arthur Clay Lacey and Alice Elizabeth Graham, on 13 Jun 1951 in Bloomington, Illinois.10
     Her husband died on 30 Oct 1968 in Washington, Illinois.10,21
     Phyllis married second Melvin Woodrow Heath, son of Evert Heath and Etha Alldridge, on 19 May 1973 in Las Vegas, Nevada.11,12
     Melvin died on 30 May 1986 in San Bernardino Co., California.22,23
     Phyllis married third Jentry Nace Southard, son of Nathan Thomas Southard and Ida Mae Cummings, in 1989.13,14,15
     By 1998 Phyllis and Jentry were living at 22325 US Highway 18, Apple Valley, California.24,25
     Phyllis died on 30 Jun 1999 at age 77.16,17 She was buried on 12 Feb 2001 in Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, next to her first husband.18

Children:
     Children with William Rhodes Lacey:

William and Phyllis' daughter is still living.

Children:
     There were no children with Melvin Woodrow Heath

Children:
     There were no children with Jentry Nace Southard

Citations

  1. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-4043, shows alternate names Phyllis Wilora Lacey, Phyllis Heath, and Phyllis Southard, and father's surname as Grosenbach.
  2. [S8044] Will H. Grosenbach household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows name as Phyllis W. Grosenbach.
  3. [S8044] Will H. Grosenbach household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois.
  4. [S8051] William Grosenbach obituary, The Pantagraph.
  5. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-4043.
  6. [S8044] Will H. Grosenbach household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Laura's husband.
  7. [S8052] Laura Grosenbach obituary, The Pantagraph.
  8. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-4043, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S8044] Will H. Grosenbach household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows age 8 and state.
  10. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 71, shows date, town, and state.
  11. [S1357] "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin W Heath and Phyllis W Lacey, shows date and city.
  12. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-4043, shows her listed as Phyllis Wil Heath in Jun 1973.
  13. [S8054] LeRoy W. Grosenbach obituary, Santa Maria Times, shows her name as Phyllis Southard.
  14. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-4043, shows her listed as Phyllis W Stouthard in Jun 1989.
  15. [S8069] "U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Southard, phone no. 760-247-3760, Apple Valley, California, residence years 1998-2000, shows Jentry N Southard as her spouse.
  16. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-4043, shows date.
  17. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis W Southard, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-4043, shows date and last residence of 92307 Apple Valley, San Bernardino, California.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 186532452, Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach Lacey, includes tombstone photo, and citing cemetery records, shows date.
  19. [S8045] Willie H. Grosenbach household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  20. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1946, pg 210.
  21. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for William R Lacey, Soc. Sec. No. 347-10-8779, shows month and year.
  22. [S8068] "Indiana Deaths," The Indianapolis Star, 8 Jun 1986, shows dateline Salem, "Melvin W. Heath, 73, husband of Phyllis Grosenbach Heath."
  23. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin Woodrow Heath, Soc. Sec. no. 310-05-0934, shows date and county.
  24. [S8069] "U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Southard, phone no. 760-247-3760, Apple Valley, California, residence years 1998-2000, shows addresss.
  25. [S8054] LeRoy W. Grosenbach obituary, Santa Maria Times, shows town and state.