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Jeannette Berkey Malin
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1919
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 4, 2010
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

LOWPOINT, IL - Jeannette Dennis Malin, age 90, of Lowpoint, Ill., passed away at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

She was born Oct. 20, 1919, to William and Ruth (Heller) Berkey in Canton, Ill. She married Chet Dennis on Oct. 10, 1942. He died Oct. 25, 1989. She then married Harry Malin of Lowpoint on June 19, 2004. He survives.

Also surviving are her children, Beth (Richard) Rosenbush of Metamora, Harry (Pat) Dennis of Mobile, Ala., and Carolyn (Jim) Megginson of Woodson, Ill.; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Bob (Julie) Malin of Anderson, Mo., Tim (Lora) Malin of Bartonville, Mary (Steve) Lindquest of O'Fallon, Mo., Linda Cloyd of Peoria and Carolyn (George) Cloe of Taylorville, Ill.; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Donald, Larry and Hubert Berkey.

Jeannette was a graduate of Canton High School; a member of First Baptist Church of Metamora; and a past member of Fernwood Femms Home Extension in Peoria County and Oakmora Home Extension of Woodford County. She volunteered at Metamora Food Pantry for more than 25 years.

Jeannette's favorite pastime was spending summers at her lake home on Lake Jacksonville for more than 40 years.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 2010, at the Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel, with the Rev. Richard Rosenbush officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2010, at the funeral home. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2010, at the Franklin Cemetery in Franklin, Ill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Metamora Food Pantry.

Published in the Peoria Journal Star from 5/5/2010 - 5/6/2010
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  Chester Melvin Dennis (1913 - 1989)
Franklin City Cemetery
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: May 12, 2010
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