Jeannine M. Friend, age 83, a resident of Carol Stream, Illinois, formerly of Leavenworth, Kansas, died June 14, 2019, at Belmont Village Senior Living in Carol Stream, Illinois.

Jeannine M. Friend, age 83, a resident of Carol Stream, Illinois, formerly of Leavenworth, Kansas, died June 14, 2019, at Belmont Village Senior Living in Carol Stream, Illinois. She was born July 9, 1935 in Pauline, Nebraska to Lloyd and Frances Brown.
She is survived by her daughter, Suzanne (Philip) Comella, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, her sons, Steve (Leah) Friend, Platte City, Missouri, and James (Christine) Friend, Houston, Texas. Also survived by her granddaughters, Alexi Comella, Claire Friend; her step-granchildren Jordan Hofbauer, and James and Joseph Niederlander and her brother, Dave (Marilyn) Brown.
Jeannine was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Stephen, her sister, Kathleen Brown and her parents.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019, from 10 a.m.-noon at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton, Illinois. A funeral service will follow at noon at the funeral home. An open house will be held at Suzanne and Phil Comella's home immediately following the service until 2:30 p.m. Burial will take place at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, Kansas on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. Memorial gifts may be directed to Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter, 8430 W Bryn Mawr Ave., #800, Chicago, IL 60631. Family and friends may sign a guest book at hultgrenfh.com. For more information, please call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.