McHENRY – Cora Jean Potter, 83, of McHenry, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at her home. |
She was born March 16, 1929, in Beattyville, Ky., to Joseph and Joe Annie (Anderson) Little.
Jean was a resident of McHenry for the past three years and formerly lived in Rolling Meadows. Prior to retirement, she was employed in the accounting department of Pure Oil/Unocal for more than 30 years.
Jean was an avid bowler during her lifetime. She participated in many tournaments as well as being a member of the Unocal Bowling League. Other enjoyments included reading and gardening.
Survivors include three daughters, Patricia (the late Keith) Engelhardt of McHenry, Sue (Donald) Harer of Wonder Lake and Debra Potter of Oak Park; six grandchildren, Edward, Donald, Jennifer, Eric, Angela and Patrick; three great-grandchildren, Tyrene, Enyn and Holly; a sister, Christine (the late Don) Reedy; and a sister-in-law, Edith Little.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Martin Potter Jr., in 1969; and a brother, Jack Little.
The visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry.
The memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the funeral home. The Rev. Roger Schneider will officiate.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials to the
, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an online condolence message for her family.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Feb. 22, 2013