PEORIA - Janis (Dentino) Bushong, 74, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Peoria, died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.
Janis was an M.S. graduate from Northwestern University who engaged in many vocations: education, health-care administrator and professional musician.
Janis had many friends who can attest to her love, laughter, loyalty and deep desire to help others.
Survivors include daughter, Deserae Hendrickson of Duluth, Minn.; grandson, Colter Hendrickson; sisters, Norma Christiansen and Arlene Larson; and brother, Calvin Dentino.
A memorial service is being held at the Benson Funeral Home, 3224 W. Montrose, Chicago, Ill., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at 10 a.m.
Memorial donations may be sent to the women's shelter, Mary Lou's Place at YWCA Evanston, 1215 Church St., Evanston IL 60201; or online at www.ywca.org/evanston.
Arrangements are by Giancola Funeral & Cremation, 1 (800) 975-4321.