Jean Bernice Pegnottga, age 66, of Johnsburg, died suddenly Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at Centegra Hospital-McHenry. She was born January 24, 1950 in Elmhurst, IL to Gerald and Jeanette (Tallaga) Tersip.
Since 1979, Jean has been a resident of Johnsburg. She was a valued employee of Baxter for 41 years, retired in 2014, and was a member of the Baxter Alumni. Jean was a selfless person, always volunteering for any great cause. She enjoyed taking several cruises with her family and friends. Jean was a loving mother, doting grandmother, caring sister, who will be missed by many.
Jean is survived by her son Daniel (Amy) Pegnottga; grandson Nicholas; and her brother, Gerald (Joyce) Tersip.
In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her sons, David and Vincent.
Friends and neighbors may gather from 11 a.m until 1 p.m., Saturday, December 17, 2016, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
The cremation rite was accorded privately.
In lieu of flowers, her family suggests memorials to The Johnsburg Boys Baseball League, P.O.Box 244, Ringwood, IL 60072.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for Jean’s family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050