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Jean Stewart

March 21, 1929 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 93)


Jean Stewart,93, of Litchfield, formerly of Butler, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:07 P.M.  at her residence, surrounded by her family.   Born in Litchfield on March 21, 1929 a daughter of Gerald Lynn and Lillie Eleanor (Flynn) Fite.   She was a graduate of Litchfield Community High School Class of 1947.  She married Harold Wayne Stewart on June 20, 1948 at the First Baptist Church in Litchfield. Mr. Stewart passed away on October 8, 2000. 

Mrs. Stewart was a bookkeeper. She was employed by Gleichman Plumbing in Hillsboro for several years and its successor, Vogel Plumbing.  She also kept the books for the family farm. She and her husband Harold farmed just north of Butler for several years. 

Mrs. Stewart was a member of the First Baptist Church of Litchfield for many years and was attending the First Presbyterian Church of Litchfield.  While at First Baptist she was a member of the JOY Class and Keenagers Club. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crocheting and helped sew many quilts for the LINUS Project.  Mrs. Stewart enjoyed ballroom dancing with her husband, traveling, and taking an annual trip with her family to Branson.

Mrs. Stewart is survived by three daughters; Sheryl (Barry) Stewart Hess of Seneca, SC., Brenda Booker of Pooler, GA., and Beth (Ed) Singleterry of Hillsboro.  A sister, Donna Stockstill of Greenville, IL.

Six grandchildren; Jeffrey “Jay” (Lana) Johnson, Stefanie Singleterry, Andrew Stewart, Daniel (Jenna) Stewart, Zachary Booker, and Katie (Amandeep) Stewart Singh.  Five great grandchildren; Alexander, Matthew, and Gabriel Johnson, Natalie and Sophie Stewart.

Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Stewart is proceeded in death by her son and daughter-in-law, Martin and Lori Stewart, her daughter Carol Krummel, and sister Joan Prose.

Funeral services for Mrs. Stewart will be conducted Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Litchfield. The Rev. Gary Schwab will officiate, and burial will be in the Asbury Cemetery in Raymond, IL.  Visitation will be held Tuesday morning at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. 

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May 31, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church
1908 N. State St.
Litchfield, IL 62056

Funeral Service
May 31, 2022

11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church
1908 N. State St.
Litchfield, IL 62056


Hearts United
110 N. Jackson St., Litchfield IL 62056

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