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Jeannette Viets

December 24, 1932 — June 26, 2019

Jeannette B. Viets, 86, of Minonk, passed away at 6:48 a.m., Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Heritage Health in Minonk.

She was born December 24, 1932 in Pattonsburg, IL to Reuben and Matilda (Eigsti) Egli. She married Marvin Viets on November 3, 1956 in Varna, IL. He survives.

Also surviving is one son Dwayne Viets of Peoria; one daughter Lori (Tracy) Marshall of Minonk; two grandsons Bradley (Bethany) Marshall of Eureka and Tyler Marshall of Bloomington; two great-granddaughters Taylor Jeannette Marshall and Brooklyn Jo Marshall both of Eureka; and two sisters-in-law Shirley Egli of Metamora and Marilyn Egli of Princeton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers Walter, Chris, Ben, Glen, John and two sisters Emma Monk and Mary Bennett.

Jeannette and her husband farmed in the Varna and Wenona area for 40 years, retiring in 1996. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Streator and a member of the Church Quilting Group for many years.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Streator. Pastor John Gutz will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to services at the church from 9 to 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Varna.

Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church or the charity of the donor's choice.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at


JUN 29. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
101 Trinity Dr
Streator, IL 61364

Funeral Service

JUN 29. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
101 Trinity Dr
Streator, IL 61364

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