Born: Nov. 26, 1922|
Died: Feb. 27, 2014
NORTH AURORA – Jeanne A. Carlson, 91, of North Aurora, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at her home. She was born Nov. 26, 1922, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Talbott and Hazel (nee Sheffer) Robinson. She was united in marriage to John Carlson on July 21, 1951, in North Aurora.
Jeanne graduated from Batavia High School in 1941. She retired from Richardson Electronics in 1987 after 26 years of employment. All of her life, Jeanne was a woman of great faith and was part of the Crossway Chapel of Fox Valley family. Jeanne loved to surround herself with family and friends. Jeanne's great gift and legacy was her ability to reach out and encourage all that were around her. Everyone that met her loved her, and she was always ready to share her faith.
She is survived by her children, Penny (Roger) Converse of Hinckley and Judy (John) Burns of North Aurora; grandchildren, Courtney (Ken) Erickson, Roger "R.J." Converse, Joshua (Stephanie) Converse, and Bradley and Aimee Jeanne Burns; great-grandchildren, Taylor Jeanne, Mitchell, and Kaitlin Erickson and Brooklyn and Reagan Converse; a sister, Joanne (Stanley) Harkins; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved companion, Max.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John; a sister, Avalon Russo; and her brothers, Talbott Robinson Jr. and James Robert Robinson; and a grandson, Daniel Phillip Burns.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, at Crossway Chapel of Fox Valley, 115 Oak St., in North Aurora.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, at the church. The Rev. Clark Richardson will officiate. Interment will follow in River Hills Memorial Park in Batavia.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Crossway Chapel of Fox Valley, 115 Oak St., North Aurora, IL 60542.
For information, contact Moss Family Funeral Home 630-879-7900 or www.mossfuneral.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Mar. 1, 2014