Michael L. Gragert, Sr.

  • Born: June 11, 1944
  • Died: October 22, 2019
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Michael L. Gragert, Sr.
Michael L. Gragert, Sr., age 75, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the VA Hospital in Iowa City.
Michael was born June 11, 1944 in Clarion, Iowa the son of Roy and June (Streit) Gragert. He served in the Army and married Judi Moran on October 10, 1961. They just celebrated their 58th anniversary. Michael was employed at NWS&W and owned and operated Mike's Refrigeration.
Survivors include his wife, Judi Gragert of Rock Falls; one son, Mark (Trish Cain) Gragert of Rock Falls; one sister, Judy Bohms of Tenn.; one brother, Richard (Jayne) Gragert of Ky.; two grandchildren, Nicole (Cody) Dornes and Jonas Gragert; one great granddaughter, Nova Leigh Dornes; one half sister, Royanne; and one half brother, John (Becky) Gragert.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Michael Gragert, Jr.; and one brother, Larry Gragert.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls with the funeral at 11:00 AM with Reverend William Cherry officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
In lieu of flowers, memorial has been established.


Condolence & Memory Journal

To the Gragart family, You have my deepest condolences. I am so very sorry for your loss. But may you be surrounded with love and support as you go through this difficult time in your life.

Posted by Wanda Jenee    October 28, 2019

So sorry for your loss Judi.

You guys were great neighbors and landlords when Dan, Sarah and I lived next door to you guys.

He will be missed.

Posted by Kelly Gockel - Rock Falls, IL - Neighbor   October 26, 2019

My dear Judy, my heart is broken for you and your family. The love of your life was a wonderful and good man. You were blessed as you well know. My prayer for you all is that God wraps his arms around you and you feel the love and strength that only He can give.

Posted by Julie Sutton - Pecatonica, IL - Friend   October 25, 2019

We were so sorry to hear about your loss. We've known all of you for a long time, it was so hard when Mike Jr. passed. Both of them were so awesome,they both helped us out a couple of times in a emergency! We will miss him deeply. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love Darwin and Debbie Austin

Posted by Debra Austin - Rock Falls, IL - Family Friend   October 24, 2019