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Jennifer N. Eggemeyer of Chester

  • Jennifer Eggemeyer

    Jennifer Eggemeyer

updated: 4/14/2021 1:44 PM

Jennifer N. Eggemeyer, 54, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 7:05 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

She was born on March 31, 1967 and was adopted by Herbert and Joyce (nee Asbury) Eggemeyer.

Jennifer was a homemaker. She also worked at Western Egyptian in Steeleville, Illinois, Gilster Mary-Lee Corp. in Chester and at the Citgo gas station in McBride, Missouri.

Jennifer was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Chester. She was a loving Gaga to her grandchildren.

She is survived by her father, Herbert Eggemeyer of Walsh, Illinois; two children, Amber Eggemeyer of Du Quoin, Illinois and Kaytlyn Eggemeyer Rahn of Ellis Grove, Illinois; nine siblings, Mindy Fancher of Cuba, Missouri, Andrew Wayne (Jermaine) Eggemeyer of Virginia, Debbie Eggemeyer of Chester, Joe Eggemeyer of Walsh, Missy (Matt) Kellerman-Stines of Red Bud, Illinois, Mic (Jodie) Burns of California, Erin Burns of California, Jon Burns of California and Chris Burns of California; six grandchildren, Izaiah Coffman, Kylie Eggemeyer, Katie Brunkhorst, Lexi Brunkhorst, Cayden Brunkhorst and Hunter Brunkhorst; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Jennifer was preceded in death by her mother Joyce; her birth mother, Sally Burns; grandparents Andrew & Mary Asbury and Isaac & Mary Eggemeyer; and one niece, Jamie Eggemeyer.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Pechacek Funeral Homes of Chester, with Pastor Phillip Keeton officiating. Interment will follow at St. Pius V Catholic Cemetery in Walsh.

Visitation will be held prior to the service, from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Pechacek Funeral Homes in Chester.

The funeral home is limited to 50 people in the building at one time. They ask that everyone wears a mask and uses social distancing guidelines.

Memorials are requested to the family's choice.

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