Mary Jacqueline “Jackie” Simon, age 61, died August 1, 2012 at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
She was born May 11, 1951 in Chicago to James and Nadia (Chernikovich) Reichert.
Mary generously volunteer her time at several charities in the area. She volunteered at the Head Start Center at Shepherd of the Hills Church, at the Head Start Center at School District 155 and 47 in Crystal Lake and at Pioneer Center. She was a member of the Centegra Auxiliary and volunteered at the Pink Door. She was a doting grandmother, treasured her time with her family and loved baking bread.
She is survived by five children, David (Jeanne) Wechselberger of McHenry, Kathy (Pete) Mazik of Lake Villa, Robert Simon, Debbie Dawdy, Jean Harper; six grandchildren, Tabatha, Wendy, Gordy, Peter, J.D., Gabrielle, several step-grandchildren; and a sister, Linda (the late Edward) Woltersdorf.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 404 N. Green Street, McHenry, IL 60050.
Inurnment will be private.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265.
Arrangements entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory. For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit www.justenfh.com.