Jean C. Albert


MENDOTA - Jean C. Albert, 79, of Mendota passed away Sept. 9, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Compton with Rev. Jeff Schlesinger officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30–11 a.m. on Sept. 13 at the church. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is handling the arrangements.

Jean was born March 7, 1940 in Oak Park to Oscar and Carolyn (Dirksen) Ross.

Survivors include three sons, Timothy (Bonnie) Albert of Utica, Scott (Hyoson) Albert of San Antonio, Texas and Russell (Susan) Albert of England; one daughter, Jessica Albert of Genoa; seven grandchildren, Heather, Angelia, Zachary, Kirsten, Cody, Brandy and Noah; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one granddaughter, Rebecca; one brother and two sisters.

Jean was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She was an English major and previously owned the Earlville newspaper. She worked at Wayside Press as a copy editor. She loved art and was an amazing painter. Most of her life was spent dedicating her time to and caring for her daughter, Jessica.

Memorials may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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