Age 88 of Wilmington, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2020.
Born October 23, 1932 in Wilmington, Illinois, Jeanette Rose was a daughter of Alfred and Olive (Hundley) Kuriger. She was raised in Wilmington and graduated from the Wilmington Public Schools with the Class of 1950. Jeanette worked for many years at Braun Sales and went on to retire from the First National Bank in Wilmington.
Survivors include her two children: Kathleen Lewis of Morris and Jack (Kristine) Lewis of Wilmington; grandchildren: Tanya (Brian) Funk of Morris and Jill (Glen) VanDuyne, Brett Lewis, Kyle Lewis and Kaden Lewis, all of Wilmington; great grandchildren: Mike Funk (fiancé – Olivia Aimone), Nina Funk, Brianna Funk, Hunter Funk, Jackson VanDuyne and Brady VanDuyne; great-great grandsons: Hudson and Henry Funk, and one sister-in-law, Norma Kuriger of Coal City, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jack in 2001; sister, Betty (Joseph) Peterson; brothers: William Kuriger, Alfred (Lorraine) Kuriger, and twin brother James (Cona) Kuriger; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Frank and Mary Catherine Lewis and three nieces.
Cremation rites have been accorded, and a private family inurnment will be held in Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington, where Jeanette will be laid to rest with her late husband, Jack.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Jeanette’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association or to a charity of the donors choosing.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Jeanette’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/obituary/Jeanette-Lewis
Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)