Germaine "Jerry" Gannon 43-year resident of Glen Ellyn Germaine "Jerry" Gannon (nee Michel), 84, passed away Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 at home. She was born April 20, 1928 in Kent, OH, where she was also raised. She cherished her large and loving family. She is survived by her daughters, Gay Szara (Bruce Thacker), Maureen (Tom) Smith, Cindy (John) Buchholz and Christine (Michael) Helms; her grandchildren, Sean, Kelly, Dan, Nicholas, Jessica, Anna, James, Colleen, Ben, Natalie and Andrew; her 6.5 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Mary Scott and Martha Storti; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband James; her brother Robert Michel; and son-in-law Stan Szara. Visitation Sunday 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton (1 blk. East of Naperville Rd.). Funeral home prayers Monday, 9:15 a.m. proceeding to St. Michael Church, Wheaton. Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Michael Cemetery. Donations in her name to Illinois Citizens for Life, 5021 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515. For funeral information, 630-668-0016 or

Funeral Home

Williams-Kampp Funeral Home
430 E. Roosevelt Road Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 668-0016

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Apr. 19, 2013