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Anna C. Krebs

March 8, 1913 - October 17, 2007

SHERMAN – Anna C. Krebs, 94, of Sherman died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at Villa West Health Care Center.

She was born March 8, 1913, in Springfield, the daughter of James F. and Margaret A. Cody McGrath. She married Paul F. Krebs on Feb. 12, 1933; he preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1972. Also preceding her in death were her parents and a brother, William McGrath.

Mrs. Krebs, a lifelong resident of Springfield, worked for Illinois Bell Telephone Co. as an operator for 10 years and worked at St. John’s Hospital as an operator, retiring after 17 years.

She was a member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and past member of the Altar and Rosary Society at Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed playing cards.

Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Buoy of Champaign, Peggy (husband, David) Wilson of Springfield and Mary Kay (husband, Charles B.) Henderson of St. Louis; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, at Staab Funeral Home. Prayers will be at 4 p.m. and Rosary at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with Monsignor John Ossola officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Epilepsy Foundation or American Cancer Society.

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