Jennie Marie Efthmiea Dimitsas, age 20, of McHenry, died January 6, 2008, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from injuries received in an automobile accident.
She was born June 30, 1987, in Arlington Heights to Athanasios and Dawn Dimitsas.
Jennie graduated from McHenry Community High School District 156 East Campus in 2005. She furthered her education by attending the Chicago School of Massage Therapy where she graduated with honors in 2007.
She was an accomplished single engine licensed pilot and also flew Ultra Lights out of Galt Airport. She also spent some time modeling. Jennie was an avid fan of music and loved animals.
Survivors include her mother, Dawn Meyers of McHenry; her father, Athanasios Dimitsas of Wauconda; two brothers, Christos and Alexander Dimitsas of McHenry; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Meyers of Chesterton, IN; an aunt, Deanna (Paul) LeRose of Cary; two uncles, Duane (Debbie) Meyers of Valparaiso, IN, and Vassile (the late Catherine) Prokopeas of Mt. Prospect; six cousins, Jesse Dick, Gretchen Dick, Justin Meyers, Ashley Meyers, Andy Meyers, Margaret “Maggie” Meyers, Bessie LeRose; Godparents, John (Antonia) Andreau of Glenview; and the family of Carlton and Marie Brown whom Jennie always considered to be family.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather and her paternal grandparents.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2008, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm Street, McHenry, IL 60050.
The Funeral Blessing will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 11, 2008, at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Noon on Saturday, January 12, 2008, in Woodland Cemetery.
For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com