Cover photo for Mildred "Jean" Jardine's Obituary
Mildred "Jean" Jardine Profile Photo

Mildred "Jean" Jardine

September 18, 1933 — December 2, 2022

Mildred "Jean" Jardine

 

Mildred “Jean” Jardine, 89, of Bloomington (formerly of Gibson City) peacefully passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 6:45 p.m. at Heritage Manor in Normal. Visitation will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church, Gibson City, followed by a funeral service at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Ray Lantz officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the First Presbyterian Church.

 

Jean was born September 18, 1933, in Fairbury a daughter of Halice and Lota (Rafferty) Mardis. She married Richard “Dick” Jardine on August 16, 1953 in Gibson City. Dick passed away August 22, 2010.

 

She is survived by her daughter, Teresa (Randy Smith) Alexander of Bloomington. Two grandchildren Bradley (Ann) Alexander of Chicago and Blake (Leah) Alexander of Bloomington. Four great-grandchildren Brennen Denault, Sophia, Maddox, and Bruce Alexander. Also surviving is a brother Ron (Lois) Mardis of Heyworth and a sister-in-law, Mary Sue Mardis of Bloomington. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two sisters Beulah Mardis and Opal (Dale) Zehr, and one brother Wayne Mardis.

 

Jean graduated from Arrowsmith Community High School in 1952. She worked at Van’s Insurance Agency for nearly 38 years retiring in 1996. She was a 50+ year member of the First Presbyterian Church of Gibson City where she previously served as a deacon. She was a member of the Elliot Amvets Auxiliary #0276, the Gibson City VFW Auxiliary #6289, and was a charter member of the Gibson City Women of the Moose Chapter #88. Jean and her husband were heavily involved at the Moose helping plan and serve in many of the activities. She was an avid bowler, enjoyed supporting GCMS sports-especially when her grandsons were participating, and was well known for her homemade pies. Jean will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
To send flowers to the family in memory of Mildred "Jean" Jardine, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, December 9, 2022

10:00 - 11:30am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, December 9, 2022

11:30am - 12:30pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 474

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers