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Jeanette J. Unger, 94, of Rockford, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017, in Wesley Willows. She was born September 22, 1922, in Mt. Morris, IL, the daughter of Jack and Leota M. (Miller) Whitman. Jeanette was a 1940 graduate of Rockford Central High School. She married Harry M. Unger on September 2, 1939, in Dubuque, Iowa; he predeceased her October 20, 1995. She was a longtime, active member of Christ United Methodist Church and was involved with the Sandy Hollow Women's Golf Association.
She is survived by her daughters, Pamela (James) Hoffmann of Winnebago, IL, and Judith (Dave) Koch of Machesney Park, IL; 8 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her daughters, Deborah J. Unger and Penny Martenson. The family appreciates the loving care of the Wesley Willows and Heartland Hospice staffs.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave. Rockford. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Memorials to the Good Samaritan Fund of Wesley Willows, 4141 N. Rockton, Rockford, IL 61103.

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  1. Bob and Linda Peterson

    Our sympathy to your family. Your Mom and Dad were very special friends to our parents. They shared many wonderful years as neighbors. Your Mom was a blessing to Pearl. Praying memories will be a comfort to you all at this time.

  2. Donald L. Shriver

    Judith, we noticed the loss of your mother in the paper. My condolences to you and the rest of your family.

  3. Linda Way

    So sorry for your loss Judy, David, & family. We remember the memories.

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