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Emily G. Jevne – April 01, 1922 – October 12, 2013

EMILY G. JEVNE, 91, of Morrison, IL, died Saturday, October 12, 2013, at her home. Emily was born April 1, 1922, in Chicago, IL, to Charles O. and Albertina M. (DeMilliano) Bockhaut. She was educated in the Hawthorn Grade School and was a graduate of Lakeview High School both in Chicago, IL. Emily married James A. Jevne on June 6, 1944, in Chicago, IL. He died March 6, 1989. Emily, along with her late husband, Jim, and son, Don, owned and operated Morrison True Value Store from 1974 until retiring. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Morrison and served as the official “Master Gardener” for the former church location on Lincolnway. Emily enjoyed sewing, baking, arts, crafts, and her dogs. She was known to her family as an exceptional “homemaker”. Her children were the center of her life. Emily was a meticulous record keeper. As a child of the Depression, she was keenly aware of every penny spent. Survivors include one daughter, Carol (Tom) Acton of Roscoe, IL; four sons, Jim (Joan) Jevne of Downers Grove, IL; Steve (Cathy) Jevne of Wheaton, IL; Don (Jackie) Jevne of Morrison, IL; and Robert (Jill) Jevne of Jacobson, MN; fourteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alida Croker of Mission Viejo, CA and Eleanore Peleska of Mundelein, IL; and one brother, Charles (Helen) Bockhaut of Ft. Myers, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James; two sisters, Maria Zimmerman and Angela Albrecht; and one brother, Oliver Bockhaut.

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