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Allyson Brandy Grabowski of Nashville, IL departed this life at 12:36 PM on Monday, July 15, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Bourbon, MO.  She had attained the age of 21 years, 4 months and 3 days.

Allyson was born on March 12, 1998 at Scott Air Force Base, IL, the daughter of Jacek and Kari (Schulte) Grabowski.

Allyson was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville, IL where she was both, baptized and confirmed.  She was a 2012 graduate of St. Ann Catholic School and a 2016 graduate of Nashville Community High School, where she was involved with track and volleyball.   

Allyson was a senior volleyball student-athlete at Greenville University in Greenville, IL.  She was a three-year letter winner for the Panthers who played 99 matches for Greenville University during her career.  She was a member of the SLIAC third team as a junior and was a two-year SLIAC academic all-conference team member.  She played for two SLIAC regular season championship teams and three SLIAC tournament championship teams while participating in three NCAA tournaments.  Her teams went 74-27 and set a program record with 26 wins in 2017.  Allyson earned a GPA of 3.99 while majoring in biology and chemistry at Greenville University.  She had recently took the MCAT and applied to multiple medical schools.  She was a member of the TriBeta Honor Society, McAllaster Honor Society and she coached several teams for H2 Volleyball.

Left to mourn her passing are her parents, Jacek and Kari Grabowski, her sister, Abbygail Grabowski all of Nashville, IL; her fiancée, George Black of Rogers, AR; maternal grandmother, Jean Schulte of Austin, TX; paternal grandparents, Jadwiga and John Grabowski of North Tonawanda, NY; two uncles, Thomas Curylo of Niagra Falls, NY and Chris Rainey of Goose Creek, MO; four aunts, Dena (John) Hopkins of Metropolis, IL, Brandy Schulte of Austin, TX,  Alice (AJ) Richards of North Tonawanda, NY, and Janet (Rick) Kwarciak of Grand Island, NY; five cousins, Alex Hopkins of Metropolis, IL, Davis Hopkins of Austin, TX, Thomas Turner of Austin, TX, Eddie and Ricky Kwarciak of Grand Island, NY; other relatives and an abundance of friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Don Schulte and maternal great grandmother, Evelyn Rainey.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville, IL on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10AM with Fr. Andy Knopik officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Friday from 4 PM until 8 PM and on Saturday from 7:30 AM until 9:30 AM.

Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials may be made to Abbygail Grabowski college education fund and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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