Jean Ann Goodwillie
1945 - 2021
Jeannie passed away peacefully on April 22, 2021 in Oak Park, IL. She was born January 26, 1945 in Chicago, IL to Betty Kellogg and John Goodwillie. Jean attended Palatine High School and Parsons College. A longtime resident of Sandburg Village, Jean's spirit and laughter touched the hearts of many. Friends describe her as just FUN in everything she did. She fought her medical battles with grace and her own unique sense of humor.Jean was preceded in death by her parents, brothers John Joseph and Robert Kellogg (Kelly). Jean is survived by sisters Barbara Carol of Washington,DC, Betsy(Bill)Bayne of Whitefish, MT and Patty(Sam)Conde of South Haven, MI, sister-in-law Mary Nelson of Grand Rapids, MI and brother Byron of Berkeley, CA. Nieces Jennifer Goodwillie(Peter Whitesell), Mackenzie Bayne, Katherine Conde and nephews Andrew (Catherine)Goodwillie, Pat (Lig)Goodwillie, Patrick(Brittney) Cogan, and Matthew Goodwillie. A special thank you to the staff of Belmont Assisted Living and Suncrest Hospice. Their compassion and support provided such comfort during these last months of Jean's life. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Suncrest Hospice 5 Revere Dr, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Funeral arrangements Drechsler Brown & Williams, Oak Park.

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Published by Chicago Tribune from Apr. 27 to May 2, 2021.
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Always enjoyed Jean´s company. She was always nice to me. God bless you Jean. Colleen
Colleen Lyons
May 4, 2021
SO sorry to learn of Jean's passing! Angie Garofalo and I had planned to visit her in early 2020 for her birthday, but the weather -- and then the pandemic -- got in the way. Jean was a dear friend, and I will always regret that we didn't have an opportunity to have at least one more visit with her....
Mary Carroll
May 3, 2021
I miss you so much, Jean. Tonight I went to El Nuevo Mexicano. Just finished a Toast to you with a wonderful Margarita. We went there so often together. Sometimes we shared a Margarita. You were my friend and I will miss you so much. There is no way to explain the friendship we had. You were so special. I hope you are at rest. Miss you and love you very much.
Lynn Conner
April 30, 2021
Jeannie was a bubbly and bright person who loved life. My condolences to the family
April 30, 2021
You came up with the BEST bicycle rallies. You are missed,
Linda Meads
April 27, 2021
So sad to say goodbye. I´ve often thought of you in the past several years. Truly regret losing touch with you. We have fond memories of our life with Friars .....our Bahama adventure, biking escapades, camping, rafting and of course skiing the Midwest! You were a big part of all those memories. Farewell my friend....
Susann and Geoff Carlson
April 27, 2021
Condolences to the family Goodwillie
Gene Meier
April 27, 2021