Award offered for information about vandalized tombstone in Calvary Cemetery

Posted: Apr. 24, 2014 6:07 pm Updated: May. 8, 2014 7:15 pm

A large granite tombstone recently was found vandalized in Calvary Cemetery at 1730 N. 18th at the gravesite of a Quincy man who lost his battle to cancer.

The customized stone was a memorial to Blake Genenbacher, 21, who died Aug. 26, 2013. His family is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people who committed the damage.

The Quincy Police Department and Blake's parents, Tim and Chris Genenbacher, are asking for assistance from anyone with information about the incident. Anyone with information should contact QPD at 217-228-4470 or the Quincy Regional CrimeStoppers at 217-228-4474.

The cemetery is one of three Catholic cemeteries in Quincy under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Cemetery Association.