“Thank you for the thoughtful poem and forget-me-not seeds. I will plant them in my garden if it ever gets warm enough. What a great idea.
— A. W.
Valerie M. Mackanin
November 21, 1929 - March 28, 2012
Valerie M. Mackanin, age 82 of Crest Hill, IL, at rest March 28, 2012 at the Lakewood Nursing Center in Plainfield, IL. Born November 21, 1929 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late John and Anna Jurgalonis. Beloved wife of the late Peter, loving mother of Robert (Janet) Mackanin, Peter (Nancy) Mackanin, John (Susan) Mackanin and Patricia (Jack) Patterson, cherished grandmother of Erin, Katherine, Kerin, Shane, Matthew, Adam, Molly and Maddy, fond sister of the late Joan Bruce. The family of Valerie send their everlasting thanks for the tender and loving care provided by Donna Cavazos. A Private family service will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield, IL 60544. Info: (815) 436-9221 or www.overmanjones.com