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Jeanine Ann Jesberg

Jeanine Ann Jesberg

Jeanine Ann Jesberg, age 54, of Quincy died at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Blessing Hospital. She was born on August 16, 1964 to Lloyd and Jean (Stephens) Jesberg.

Jeanine was a graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in deaf education from MacMurray College. She worked for the Special Education Cooperative of Sangamon County prior to earning a master's degree in speech pathology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. She was in private practice in St. Louis prior to earning a doctorate degree in speech communication from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She held academic appointments at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University. Jeanine's professional career was centered on her passion for helping children.

Jeanine is survived by her mother and three siblings: Christine Jesberg of Phoenix, AZ, Calvin (Vicki) Jesberg of Quincy, IL, and Jeff (Jill) Jesberg of Riverton, IL. Other survivors include a nephew Brice (LeighAnne) Jesberg, and their son, Finn Jesberg and a niece, Katie (Blake) Garcia; and a cadre of dear friends from her beloved MacMurray College.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lloyd Jesberg and her grandparents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic church in Quincy, IL. A Celebration of Life luncheon will be held immediately after the service at the St. Francis Parish Hall. A private family interment service will be held later in the day. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Blessing Hospice, MacMurray College and Jeanine Jesberg Memorial Scholarship.

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From:
David Barbknecht
Canton, IL
Comments:
Jeanine was the heart of our group from MacMurray College. Such a special lady who we will miss every day of our lives.
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Jean and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
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Connie Schoch Morello
Woodstock, GA
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Chris, I was just thinking about you the other day. I’m so sorry to learn about the passing of your sister. My sympathies to you and your family.
Connie ❤️✝️🙏🏻
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John Pryor
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Jean, we are so very sorry to learn of your daughter's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
John, Lynn, Larry
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Nancy Kraft-Hollenberg
Quincy, IL
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So sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my prayers.
From:
Terry Anderson
Quincy, IL
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Jean, so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers.
From:
Helen Terstriep
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Jean, So sorry to hear of your daughter’s illness & sudden passing. What amazing accomplishments she achieved in her short life! You’re in my prayers, With sympathy,
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George Books
Springfield, IL
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Jeff and family--I was so sorry to hear about your sister. Too young. Knowing you and the family, your sister is always in your hearts and thoughts! God Bless