Jeannette Medley


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Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 4:54 pm
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Jeannette L. Medley, 86, of Cambridge, formerly of Woodhull, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg.
Services are 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull. Burial will be at the Woodhull Cemetery. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to United Church of Woodhull. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
Jeannette was born May 24, 1926, in Osco, a daughter of Ernest and Emma Fredell Steffen. She graduated from Orion High School and attended AIC in Davenport. She married Marvin J. Medley on March 17, 1947, in Geneseo. He died Dec. 22, 2011.
She was a homemaker and cleaned area homes and worked at AlWood High School cafeteria. She was a member of the United Church of Woodhull and the Miles S. Sturgeon American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed doing puzzles.
Jeannette is survived by four daughters, Patricia (Ron) Six, Ft. Meyers, Fla., Sally (Randall "Tom") Shaw, Guin, Ala., Cynthia (Jon) Milroy, Cambridge, Peggy Blakley, Crossville, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Ruth Steffen and Bernetta Medley, both of Cambridge; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin; six brothers and one sister.












 




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