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Schaumburg, IL 60193
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Obituary Condolences

Family and friends of Jean Hastings Genster, 75, will gather for visitation Saturday, June 14 from 1-4pm with a Celebration of Life Service beginning at 2:30pm, at Michaels Funeral Home & Cremation Care, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. Born Dec. 21, 1938, in Milford, Delaware, she passed away suddenly May 3, 2014. Jean was preceded in death by her parents Matilda and Robert and by her daughter, Mary Beth Scherer. Jean received her nursing degree from the University of Delaware and practiced nursing for many years before becoming a nursing instructor at Harper College in Palatine. She taught nursing there for 30 years and was loved by generations of students for her wisdom, kindness and sense of humor. She leaves behind her daughter, Patricia and son, Robert as well as six much-loved grandchildren, Sierra Genster, Tyler and Annie Scherer and Makaya, Haley and Ian Genster. She will be greatly missed by other family members and by her many friends. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial donations to help offset the costs of Jean's medical care. For information please call 847-891-2900 or to sign the virtual guestbook please visit www.michaelsfunerals.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from June 11 to June 12, 2014
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