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Jean M. McMillin

April 28, 1929 - April 20, 2017

Jean M. McMillin (nee Wright), age 87, a lifelong resident of Plainfield, IL, passed on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Adventist Bolingbrook Medical Center, Bolingbrook, IL. She was born April 28, 1929 in Joliet, IL.

Beloved wife of the late Donald F. McMillin, whom she married July 8, 1951 and who preceded her in death on November 17, 2007; loving mother of Steven McMillin of Winneconne, WI, Richard McMillin of Plainfield and Karen (Gary) Liptak of Minooka; adored grandmother of Stefanie (Jon) Pedersen, Cory and Chad Liptak; devoted daughter of the late Everett and Mildred (nee Auld) Wright, dear sister-in-law of  Marilyn McMillin, Robert McMillin, Janet Mitchel and Barbara Slattery; fond aunt and friend of many. Jean will be missed by her dog, Olivia.

Jean grew up in Plainfield, was a graduate of Plainfield High School (Class of 1947) and Joliet Junior College (JJC).  She taught at Plainfield schools for many years and later worked in the registration office at JJC.  Jean was a member of Plainfield United Methodist Church and the Lydia Circle and was also a longtime member of the Pansy Chapter #239 Order of the Eastern Star.  

Funeral Information

Visitation Monday, April 24, 2017, 4:00-8:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services,  15219 S. Joliet Road (Corner of Rts. 30&59), Plainfield.

Funeral Services Tuesday, April 25, 10:30 AM in the funeral home with Rev. Chris Walters officiating.

Interment will follow at Plainfield Township Cemetery. 

For more information, please call (815) 436-9221.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Plainfield United Methodist Church, 15114 Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544, (815) 436-9651,

Donations Link:

Plainfield United Methodist Church

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