Grace Marie Rex, 86, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in DeKalb County Nursing & Rehab Center in DeKalb. She was born on July 29, 1930 to Joseph and Leola (Botsford) Mitchell in Spring Lake, MI. On November 23, 1963 she was married to Robert Dean Rex in St. James Church, Belvidere, IL. She was a member of The Church of St. Mary in Sycamore and worked as a nurses' aide.
Survivors include her sons, Rodney Rex of DeKalb, IL and Randy Rex of Sycamore, IL; step-son Richard (Nancy) Rex of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Mildred Whitford of Freeport, IL and half- brother, Robert (Sally) Smull of Picayune, MS.
Preceded in death by her husband and sister, Marguerite Mitchell.
The funeral mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in The Church of St. Mary, 244 Waterman St., Sycamore, IL with Reverend Paul Lipinski officiating. A visitation will begin at 9:30 AM until the time of the service, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family.
Burial in Precinct Cemetery, Earlville, Illinois.
Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Quiram Sycamore Chapel, 1245 Somonauk St., Sycamore, IL.