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Jeanette A. Petrie

September 21, 1931 November 24, 2018
Jeanette A. Petrie
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Jeanette A. Petrie (nee Scoville) of Northbrook, longtime resident of Deerfield, passed away on November 24, 2018 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Alexander C. Petrie; beloved sister of the late Mary May Busse, the late James B. Scoville, the late Walter A. Scoville, Jr. and Delight Slavik Bowman. Loving mother of Laura Diamond and Leslie (Herb) Bogner. Proud grandmother of Alex Diamond, Lisa Diamond, Nicole (Michael) McMillan, Amanda Bogner, Karl Bogner and Kurtis Bogner. Proud great-grandmother of Lochlan and Everly McMillan. As a child, growing up in Riverside, IL, Jeanette developed a love for figure skating. After years of skating, she trained in Colorado Springs, CO and went on to join the Ice Follies. She was also a skilled equestrian. Jeanette loved to play the piano and sing. She graduated from Riverside Brookfield High School and received her BA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. While at college she became a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority. After graduating from college, she worked for United Airlines as a flight attendant. In her travels she met the love of her life, Alex, while skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont. They married on February 9, 1957 in Riverside, IL. She continued her career as a Physical Education teacher in Riverside, IL and then Northbrook, IL. After teaching, Jeanette became a licensed real estate agent and was a well-known and respected realtor for over 30 years; winning numerous awards. Music, skating, golfing and skiing were four of her favorite hobbies. Jeanette was very active in her church and joined many bible study groups. She was a kind and loving friend to many and will be missed. Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, 1787 Deerfield Road, Highland Park. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 3, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am at the North Suburban Church, 200 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield. Interment at Willow Lawn Memorial Park in Vernon Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research or Cancer Research Institute New York, NY. For info or directions please contact Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home at 847-831-4260.

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1:00 PM 12/2/2018 1:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 12/2/2018 5:00:00 PM
Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home - Crematory

1787 Deerfield Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home - Crematory
1787 Deerfield Road Highland Park 60035 IL
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10:00 AM 12/3/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
North Suburban Church

200 Lake Cook Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015

North Suburban Church
200 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield 60015 IL
United States

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation of Parkinson's Research

P.O. Box 5014
Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014

Cancer Research Institute

29 Broadway
Floor 4
New York, NY 10006

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