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Cheryl Younker

July 21, 1947 — February 21, 2021

Cheryl L. Younker, age 73, of Peotone, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at her home.

She was born on July 21, 1947 in Joliet, IL, the daughter of Harold and Fern (Reutz) Barten.  Cheryl married Lee W. Younker on November 15, 1975 at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Peotone.  She was retired from the Village of Peotone where she worked as the water/sewer billing clerk.  She was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Peotone.  Cheryl enjoyed her retirement traveling to Florida, cruising, and spending time with her grand-dogs.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Lee W. Younker; her 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Jennifer (Carey Moses) Younker and Amanda (Randy) Younker-Cann; her grandchildren, Ryan and Madeline Cann; her siblings, Sandra (Ed) Cooper, Richard (Linda) Barten, Donna (Daniel) Geiss, and Debbi Barten-South; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Private family services will be held with inurnment at Peotone Cemetery.  Sign the guestbook at

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