Drucilla Gervais

February 12, 1935January 24, 2021

Drucilla (Legel) Gervais, 85, of Crystal Lake passed away January 24, 2021. She was born February 12, 1935 in Tribby, Kentucky to Elbert Rufus and Rose (Napier) Ritchie. Drucilla was the third child of 11 children born to Rufus and Rosie Ritchie. She was raised in a loving, simple way of life, with integrity at the forefront. Working throughout her life, she raised two children in Crystal Lake with husband, Robert J Legel, who she lost in 1986 to cancer. Moving to Florida, she worked until retirement, and there she meet her late husband Joseph Gervais. As companions, they traveled the world experiencing places she had only dreamed of.

We will not think of you as gone. You are with us still at each new dawn.

Drucilla had two daughters, the late Charlene (Bob) Leyrer and Terry Legel; four grandchildren, Jamison Leyrer, Anna Leyrer, BethAnn (Armondo) Cazares, Spencer (Caroline) Harke; and four great grandchildren, Naomi Cazares (22), Alexi Cazares (19), Ariani Cazares (18) and Connor Harke (1).

There will be no services at this time. Arrangements were entrusted to Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at


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