Josephine Eakle - 96
3/28/1940 - 4/17/2017
Josephine Eakle of Yorkville, IL passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the age of 96. She was born March 28, 1921 to Mary and Leslie Lanter. Jo was united in marriage to James Eakle on November 30, 1940. They were happily married for 58 years.
Jo was an elementary teacher in the area for many years and was very dedicated to her profession. She enjoyed quilting, playing bridge, raising monarch butterflies, gardening, and cooking favorite dishes for her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda (David) Wendling and her grandchildren, James (Michelle) Wendling and Amy (Jon) Clever. Her three great grandchildren are Lily, Shae, and Shelly.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James.
Jo will be deeply missed by her family and many dear friends. Special thanks to Loren and Rhonda Miller, Barb Tuma, Carrie Stralka, Lillian Haidinyak, and Audrey Whitecotton.
According to Jo’s wishes, interment will be private at Arthur Cemetery in Arthur, IL. For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to www.EighnerFuneralHomes.com
Turner-Eighner Funeral Home
3952 Turner Ave.
Plano, IL 60545
According to Jo’s wishes, interment will be private at Arthur Cemetery in Arthur, IL.View Josephine Eakle's Guestbook