|Birth: ||Nov. 15, 2007|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 2008|
Police believe alcohol may be involved in a crash that claimed the life of a mother and two children near Morris, Ill.
A vehicle traveling west on Gardner Blacktop struck a vehicle traveling south on Illinois Route 47 about 8 p.m. in an unincorporated area near Mazon, according to Grundy County Sheriff's police.
The impact forced the southbound vehicle to roll several times before coming to rest in a cornfield southwest of the intersection, police said.
A mother and her two children, all from Dwight, were killed in the crash.
Kaitlyn Jahn, 11 months, and Ryan Jahn, 3 years old, were ejected from their seats and taken to Morris Hospital where they were pronounced dead about 9:30 p.m.
The children's mother, Amanda Jahn, 27, was pinned in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The other driver is being treated at Morris Hospital. Police say she has several previous drunken driving convictions.
Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan said the investigation continued early Friday.
The Grundy County Coroner's office, Grundy County Sheriff's Department and Illinois State Police are handling the investigation.
Miss Kaitlyn O. Jahn, 11 months, passed away Thursday evening, November 6, 2008, in the Morris Hospital Emergency room as a result of a traffic crash.
Born November 15, 2007, in Morris, Illinois, she was the daughter of Joshua and Amanda (Borneman) Jahn. Amanda preceded her daughter the same evening as a result of the traffic crash.
Baby Kaitlyn loved to smile and laugh, especially loved her Daddy's hugs. She loved to sit on her PaPa's knee while he sang "riding on my knee".
Surviving are her father, Josh; her grandparents, Tom and Kandy Borneman of Morris, Illinois and Ed and Karen Jahn, Morris Illinois; her maternal great grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Johnson of Morris, Illinois; her paternal great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Borneman of Newark, Illinois; and his maternal great grandparents,Leo and Phyllis Tjelle of Dwight, Illinois.
Visitation will be held on Monday, November 10, 2008, at the First Christian Church in Morris, Illinois from 3:00P.M. to 8:00P.M. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, November 11, 2008, at the First Chirstian Church, Morris, IL. Burial will be in Sample Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted with U.C. Davis and Sons Funeral Home, LTD., 301 W. Washington St., Morris, Illinois.
Memorial gifts in Kaitlyn's honor may be directed to the family. Please leave online condolences by clicking on Kaitlyn's name at the top of this obituary. For further information, please call 815-942-0084.
Amanda N Borneman Jahn (1981 - 2008)
Ryan Jahn (2004 - 2008)*
Kaitlyn Jahn (2007 - 2008)
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Record added: Nov 07, 2008
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