Jeane Turner, 97, of Springfield, died at 12:58 a.m. on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at Bickford Senior Living.
Jeane was born December 23, 1923, in Jacksonville, IL, the daughter of Rowland G. and Ethyl E. Butcher Crum. She married William J. Schmitt and they later divorced. She then married Noland Turner on August 15, 1969, in Springfield, IL; he preceded her in death.
Jeane earned her associate degree from Brown's Business College. She worked as a secretary for 18 years for Pillsbury and then for the State of Illinois for 20 years on the Advisory Council on Vocational Education. Jeane enjoyed dancing and taught dancing in her younger years.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; father of her children, William J. Schmitt; and brother, Rowland Crum.
Jeane is survived by her son, Charles "Chuck" (Christine) Schmitt of Springfield and Dr. Steve Schmitt of Vienna; grandchild, Erin N. (Chauncey, IV) Maher of Carlisle, PA; great-grandson, Chauncey Maher, V of Carlisle, PA.
Cremation was provided by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.
Private family inurnment will be held at Oak Ridge Memorial Chapel Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to HSHS Hospice Program, 800 E. Carpenter, Springfield, IL 62769 or Alzheimer's Association
, Greater Illinois Chapter, 2309 W. White Oaks Dr., Suite E, Springfield, IL 62704.
The family would like to thank special caregiver, Judy Schmitt, and the staff of the Bickford House for their exceptional care.
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Published by Lincoln Land Cremation Society on Nov. 30, 2021.