Genevieve EasterlingFebruary 4, 1920 ~ January 5, 2018 (age 97)
Genevieve Easterling, better known as Jennie, was born on February 4, 1920 on a small farm in Paxton, IL to parents, Hilda and Ludwig Hanson, who had immigrated to American from Norway. Jennie was baptized and confirmed in Pontoppidan Lutheran Church in Paxton and attended Unity Church in Naples, while she was able to.
Jennie was a go getter with tons of energy who succeeded at everything she tried in life. She was a manager of the Rockets unit for 20 years, in Tupperware, supervising 38 salesladies. She later was an instructor for Kankakee Community College's continuing education program, teaching meditation, extra sensory perception and self hypnosis. She later became a spiritual life coach and helped hundreds of people deal with their life difficulties.
After moving to Naples, she volunteered, with her daughter, Madonna, at three different organizations; Naples Historical Society, at the Palm Cottage, Collier County Museum and the Genealogical Society of Collier County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Easterling and by her first born daughter, Phyllis Favaro Morris.
Survivors include her daughter, Madonna (Len) Crame of Naples, FL; granddaughters, Kirsten Crame of St. Petersburg, FL and Kristel Klay of Arvada, CO; grandson, Dennis (Kim) Favaro, Esq. of Crystal Lake, IL and their four children, Jared, Brianne, Paige and Kailey; granddaughter, Lori (John) Broshar of St. Charles, IL and their three children, Ali, Connor and Ryan; grandson, Marc (Cheryl) Favaro of Castle Rock, CO and their five children, Justin, Kaitlyn, Madison, Dylan and Brandon.
The family will receive friends Monday, January 8, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel, 2011 Pine Ridge Road, Naples.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mound Grove Gardens of Memory in Kankakee, IL.
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