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Eileen Marie Jerome

SHERMAN, IL - Eileen Marie Jerome, 79, of Sherman, died at 8:13 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2014, at St. John's Hospice.

She was born Aug. 14, 1934, in Montrose, Ill., to Lester and Clara Schwerdt Flood. She married Edward Jerome on Sept. 25, 1954, and he preceded her in death on May 10, 2010.

She is survived by five sons: Mark (Pam) Jerome, of Atlanta, Ga., Mike Jerome of Sherman, Tom (Kelley) Jerome of Bartlett, Tenn., Robert (Aletha) Jerome of Sherman and Ron (Mindy) Jerome of Bartlett, Ill.; 13 grandchildren: Jennifer, Michael, Emily, Eric, Richard, Megan, Joe, Jake, Justin, Jessica, Nathan, Matthew and Jack; five great-grandchildren: Stephen, Kylie, Eddie, Ben and Dylan and soon-to-be, Annabelle Eileen; two sisters, her twin, Arlene (Clarence) Schutte of Robinson, and Ruth (Jerry) Butkowski of St. Cloud, Minn.; one brother, Lester Flood of Springfield, Mo.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Her parents, husband and five brothers and sisters preceded her in death.

Eileen was a member of St. John Vianney. She was a resident of Sherman most of her life and was a homemaker.

Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 5 p.m.

Funeral Mass: 9:30 a.m., Friday, July 18, 2014, at St. John Vianney with Msgr. David Lantz and the Rev. Ralph Zetzl officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John Vianney Church.

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Published in Print in The State Journal-Register on July 16, 2014
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