Anastasia Lynn Grate, infant daughter of Daniel and Amber (Jelinek) Grate of Industry, passed away peacefully in the arms of her mom and dad, Sunday, September 17, 2017, in the garden of St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis.
She was born at 5:56 AM, on July 25, 2017, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandparents Frank and Debbie Jelinek of Golden, Missouri, paternal grandparents David and Georgia Grate of Rushville and Pat Grate of Dunlap, paternal great grandparents Joanne Grate and June Haines both of Rushville, and several aunts, uncles, cousins and people that loved her.
She loved to be swaddled as long as her hands were free to feel her ears. Mom and Dad’s voices had a calming effect on her.
A Service of Love will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville, with Reverend John Sowers officiating. She will then be placed in the Rushville City Cemetery. Her family will meet with friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday, September 22, 2017, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville. Memorials are suggested to the Children’s Heart Foundation for research of heart related disorders.
Children's Heart Foundation
Please mail to Funeral Home at 900 West Wilson Street, Rushville IL 62681