Jennifer R. ‘Jenny’ DeGeeter, 49, of Silvis, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at Haven’s House CILA, in Silvis, where she was a resident. Her mother was by her side. A private memorial mass will be at a later date. A private graveside service will be then held at St. Anthony Cemetery, in Atkinson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to UnityPoint Hospice or Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Moline. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting with arrangements.
Jenny was born May 22, 1969, in Geneseo, the daughter of Judy DeGeeter. She graduated from Rock Island High School. She attended the Opportunity Center Day Program, in Moline. She enjoyed shopping events, special activities at the CILA, music and television programs. She loved Christmas – it was her favorite holiday.
Those left to cherish her memory include her mother, Judy DeGeeter, of Moline; uncle, Jim (Karen) DeGeeter, of Morton; cousins, Jayson DeGeeter, of Chicago; Matthew DeGeeter, of Washington, D.C.; and Michelle (Michael) Miller and their children, Alex, Sam, Grant and Drew Miller, of Streetsboro, Ohio. Jenny was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence and Pearl DeGeeter.