The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

November 30, 2012

Lisa Jane Grupe


WESTVILLE — Lisa Jane Grupe, 56, of Westville, passed away at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Danville.

She was born March 12, 1956, in Danville, the daughter of Jack R. and Sara Jo (Murray) Andrews.

She was previously wed to Keith Grupe for 16 years and later wed Dustin Bailey.

Lisa had worked for Chuckles Candy Company, McLane Midwest and AutoZone.

She loved being a homemaker, raising five children and being a grandmother. She also enjoyed fishing, tending her flower beds, watching NASCAR and tinkering in the garage because she was a “Ms. Fix-it.”

On Feb. 16, 2011, Lisa was baptized. She was a member of the East Park Church of Christ.

She will be missed by her mother, Sara Jo Voyles of Ridge Farm; her sons, Jacob Charles Grupe of Fairmount and Jesse Ryan Grupe of Tilton; her daughters, Lizabeth Grupe of Urbana, Erin Grupe of Westville and Bridget Grupe of Danville; her 10 grandchildren; her brother, Danny Andrews of Tennessee; and her sisters, Shelly Pierre of Ridge Farm, Trudie Edmond of Tennessee, Betty Langford of Perry, Fla., Melody Voyles of Danville and Emily Neukirch, of Westville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jack, and her infant son, Israel Grupe.

As per her wishes, Lisa will be cremated. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S. State St., Westville, with Dennis Floyd officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to her service at the funeral chapel.

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