Jeanine Benetier
1933 - 2021
Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd.
9445 West 31st St
Brookfield, IL
Jeanine Benetier
Jeanine Benetier ofLaGrange Park, IL, an intelligent and beautiful woman who loved to read history, anything in the sciences and health fields, a lover of music and dance and further, was a most loving Mom, Sister, and Friend, was born July 27, 1933 and passed on September 3, 2021 after a long illness due to a stroke and dementia. Jeanine is survived by her sister, Sheila (Allen) Behle and her sister-in-law, Maureen Benetier, both of CA.
Also surviving are Jeanine's six loving children: Chuck of IA., Lee (Rob) of IL., Dan of IA., Larry (Chris), of MN., David (Annette) of MN., and Janet (Chuck) of IL.; her ten loving grandchildren: Rob Jr., Morgan (Matt), Meghan (Luke), Tim, Joseph (Craig), Dean (Mari), Kelly, Benjamin, Thomas and Mackenzie; and her fourl oving great grandchildren: Charles, Oliver, Aiden and Ava. Jeanine also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and cousins who will always remember her loving and strong spirit.
Jeanine is a 1955graduate with a BS in Nursing from St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL. She started her career as a nurse and was able to experience and be successful in numerous aspects of nursing. She went on to obtain an Associates Degree from Des Moines Area Community College in Information Systems in the early 1970s (a pioneer for a woman) and enjoyed a successful 35 year career across the banking and healthcare fields as a Systems Analyst.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elizabeth (nee Swift) and Leon E. Benetier, her brother Leon (Ben) Benetier and sister Patricia (Fred) Escudier.
Jeanine's Family is forever grateful to her wonderful caregivers the last three years: Linda from Independence 4 Seniors, Julianne from Care Navigators, Patty from Door Step Dental and Kathy from AMITA Hospice who all showered her with compassion,support, and invaluable knowledge. We also thank the wonderful staff at Plymouth Place.
Current Covid Regulations require all in attendance to wear a mask indoors.
Memorial Visitation Saturday, September 25, 2021, 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home &Cremation Services 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Memorial Service starting at 11 A.M.
All are invited to attend the service remotely which will be streamed on Saturday, September 25,2021, 11 A.M. at
In lieu of flowers,donations are appreciated to: Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W.Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607 or League of Women Voters (LWV), 332 S.Michigan Ave. Suite 634, Chicago, IL 60604.
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Published by Suburban Life Publications from Sep. 9 to Sep. 23, 2021.
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Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd.
9445 West 31st St, Brookfield, IL
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On behalf of Fr. Scott Donahue and Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Jeanine Benetier. May the angels lead her into paradise; may the martyrs come to welcome her and take her to the holy city, the new and eternal Jerusalem.
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
September 10, 2021
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