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Masters, E. Jeanne
E. Jeanne Masters, 93, of Galesburg, died at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday February 15, 2012 in Heartland Health Care Center.

She was born February 23, 1918 in Cadiz, Ohio, the daughter of Ralph and Alberta Holmes Wood. She married Edward R. Masters on August 19, 1942 in Olympia, Wash. He preceded her in death on August 10, 1989. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by a friend and caregiver, Robin Damer of Oneida.

Jeanne worked at the former O.T. Johnson's and Cliff Anderson Insurance Agency. She retired from Galesburg Cottage Hospital in June 1989 as a lab technician.
Her family moved from Ohio to Davenport, Iowa, then to Galesburg in 1937. Jeanne graduated from Galesburg High School in 1939. She was of the Methodist faith. Jeanne was a member of the Alpha Iota Sorority and the Cottage Hospital Guild. She volunteered at Cottage Corner for 12 years.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday, February 17, 2012 in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. James Ecklund will officiate. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation or Knox County Humane Society. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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