SHELBYVILLE, IL. —
Ellen Jean Jiter
Ellen Jean Jiter, 90, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013 in Shelby Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013 in Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. E. Wade Helmkamp officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday in the church. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials may be given to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Shelbyville, IL or Trinity Lutheran School, Stewardson, IL. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville.
Mrs. Jiter was born on May 23, 1922 in Stewardson, IL, the daughter of Andrew and Anna Mae Higgins Friese. She was a graduate of Stewardson High School and Sparks Business College in Shelbyville. She married James T. Jiter on April 25, 1944 in Fort Morgan, CO. Ellen was a bookkeeper for Hygrade Cheese Company and later for the Oliver Corporation both in Shelbyville. She served as Deputy Treasurer of Shelby County while her husband served as Treasurer. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and American Legion Auxiliary both of Shelbyville. Ellen enjoyed working in her flower garden, writing poems and playing the piano. Her camera was always ready for taking pictures at the church and elsewhere. Ellen was well known for her drop cookies with pink frosting. Her life revolved around her church and family. She will be missed dearly, but her memory will be treasured forever.
She is survived by her three children, Peggy Russell and husband Harry of Shelbyville, Jerry Jiter and wife Lynn of Antigo, WI and Brad Jiter and wife Penny of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren, Kyle Russell of Denver, CO, Blair Russell and fiancée Macy of Holly Springs, NC, Brent Jiter and wife Mary Jo of Kenosha, WI, Kristin Meyer and husband Eric of Antigo, WI, Anna Jiter of Antigo, WI, Brady Jiter and wife Sarah of Normal, IL and Whitney Jiter and wife Ann of Waldron, AR; eight great grandchildren; brother, Clinton Friese of Stewardson; sister, Mary Keen of Stewardson; brother-in-law, Jay Jiter of CA; and sister-in-law, Neceill Thomas of AZ.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, James T. Jiter on February 26, 1989.
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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —
Ellen Jean Jiter
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