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Jeanne Lydia Mayer

October 24, 1928 January 20, 2018
Jeanne Lydia Mayer
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Obituary for Jeanne Lydia Mayer

Davis Junction – Jeanne Lydia Mayer, 89, of Davis Junction, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Generations at Neighbors in Byron. Born October 24, 1928, in Frankfort, NY, the daughter of Eugene Kenneth and Ruth Florence (Grant) Williams. She graduated from Durand High School in 1946 and attended Rock Valley College. Jeanne married Herbert Clinton Mayer on May 11, 1947 in Dundee. She was a nurse’s aide at OSF St. Anthony Hospital. Jeanne was a member of Morningside Covenant Church in Rockford and its Rose Circle before moving to Florida in August 1978. She transferred her membership to Spring Lake Baptist Church in Florida and was active in the church choir and was the church clerk. Jeanne moved back to Illinois in 1999. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, reading and her classical and pop music.

Jeanne is lovingly survived by her children, Christine Green of Pecatonica, Janet Zimbelman of Davis Junction, Richard Mayer of Davis Junction, Joel Mayer of Davis Junction, Marjorie Mayer of Pecatonica, Phillip (Rebeca) Mayer of Rock City, Diana (Joel) Cole of Davis Junction; fourteen grandchildren; twenty eight great-grandchildren; sister, Chloe Goyer of Pecatonica; several nephews and nieces.

Jeanne is predeceased by her parents; husband, Herbert Mayer; granddaughters, Dawn Zimbelman, Rebecca Zimbelman; brother-in-law, Donald Goyer; special nephew, Andrew Goyer.

Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018, with a visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. at Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago with Rev. Pam Lojewski, Heartland Hospice Chaplin in Rockford officiating. Entombment at Oakland Cemetery and Mausoleum in Freeport. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Saturday

3

Feb

10:00 AM 2/3/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
Genandt Funeral Home

602 N. Elida St.
Winnebago, IL 61088

Genandt Funeral Home
602 N. Elida St. Winnebago 61088 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

3

Feb

11:00 AM 2/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
Genandt Funeral Home

602 N. Elida St.
Winnebago, IL 61088

Genandt Funeral Home
602 N. Elida St. Winnebago 61088 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakland Cemetery and Mausoleum Final Resting Place

2619 W. Pearl City Rd.
Freeport, IL 61032

2619 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport 61032 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

To be established.

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