E. Janice Biesterfeld, age 88, of Peotone, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at her home.
She was born on October 23, 1930 in Marion, IL to Saulie and Marie Webb. She was employed as a Medical Records Librarian at Manteno Mental Health Center until their closure and then transferred to Shapiro Developmental Health Center from where she retired in 1990 with 30 years of service. She married Harry Biesterfeld on August 26, 1950. He preceded her in death in 2011. After they retired, they spent their winters in Arizona for 25 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia (Duane) Borchardt of Peotone; 2 granddaughters, Dana (Matt) Clover of Iowa and Shari (Mike) Toth of Manteno; 4 great-grandchildren, Adalyn, Avery, and Max Clover, and Ella Toth; a sister, Phyllis Patterson of Bourbonnais; and several nieces and nephews.
Per her request there will be no visitation and burial will be private at Skyline Memorial Park in Monee. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church Parsonage Project, 11456 N 11000 E. Rd. Grant Park, IL 60940.
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