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.