M. Jeanne Lindburg

April 18, 1918 — September 24, 2007

M. Jeanne Lindburg

M. Jeanne Lindburg, 89, of Matherville, Illinois died Monday, September 24, 2007 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, September 27 at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 prior to the service. Burial will be in Viola Cemetery. Douglas R. Schoonover, Chaplain of Trinity Pathway Hospice will officiate. Memorials may be left for Matherville Community Church. Pallbearers are Lyle Schnowske, Bob Breshears, Sr., Kevin Harkas, Eric Lindburg, Danny Hays and Bill Barnes. Honorary Pallbearers are Richard Anderson, David Nelson and Bill Hays. Jeanne was born April 18, 1918 in Shale City, Illinois, the daughter of Millard and Luna (Awbrey) Whitt. She was raised and educated in the Shale City and Matherville area. Jeanne married LaVerne Lindburg on April 11, 1935 at Memorial Christian Church, Rock Island. LaVerne died December 3, 1994. Jeanne was a devoted wife and mother. As a writer of poetry Jeanne was published often and was requested to recite her poems many times in her own circle. She also enjoyed crafts, crossword puzzles, bingo, embroidery, crochet, canning, reading, traveling and having family gatherings where she prepared wonderful meals. Survivors include her four children: Millard (Diane) Lindburg, Andover, IL, Marlena Hays and Bob Breshears, Sherrard, IL, Sheila (Bill) Hays, Matherville, IL and Jake (Mary) Lindburg, Regan, TN; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; 5 step grandchildren and 13 step great grandchildren. Preceding her in death, in addition to her beloved husband, were daughter, Linda Brown; her parents; two brothers, Shelby and Bud; five sisters, Dorothy, Sylvia, Gladys, Etheleen and Wilma and a granddaughter, Kathy. The family wishes to thank the staff of Trinity 7 West and Trinity Hospice for the caring time given by them to Jeanne and her family. Online condolences may left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.


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