Esthermae Jegen, nee Boomker, age 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family and adoring husband of 65 years, Rod Jegen. Loving mother of Alison (Richard) Shank, Melissa (Robert) Gray, and Celeste (Jerry) Jegen-Mannix. Cherished grandmother of Melissa (Christopher) Grataski, Mason (Sarah) Shank, and Samantha Shank; Candace (Maj. Nate) Kane, Brant (Courtney) Gray, and Ellis Gray (fiancé Cody Holderbecker). Dearest great-grandmother of Willem, Colton, Hazel, Merritt, and soon to be born Pearson. Dear sister of the late Ruthe (late Louis) Modder and the late Joyce (late Willard) Anker. Fond sister-in-law of Barbara (Cal) Bouma and Ken (Georgianna) Jegen. Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Retired church secretary of the Reformed Church of Palos Heights with 27 years of service.
Visitation Thursday, June 13, 2019, 4-8 PM at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Visitation continues Friday, June 14, 2019 at Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church, 7059 W. 127th St., Palos Heights, IL 60463 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial private at Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to:
Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church
7059 W. 127th St.
Palos Heights, IL 60463 or
Honor Flight Chicago
9701 W. Higgins Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018-4703 or
Southwest Chicago Christian Schools
12001 S. Oak Park Ave.
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400.