Jean B. Lettow, 82, of Elgin, Ill., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Sherman West Court, Elgin. She was born Dec. 29, 1927, in Oak Park, Ill., the daughter of Paul and Laura Westedt.
She had been a resident of Elgin for the past 25 years. She had been employed as an Avon Representative for the past 25 years.
She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Elgin.
She was the devoted mother of Alan (Vicki) Lettow of Sugar Grove, and Carol (David) Bartels of Caledonia, Ill.; six grandchildren, Scott Lettow, Dana (Tim) Wagner, Lisa (David) Anderson, Stacy Lettow (Zach Moneypenny), Brad (Hilary) and Doug Bartels; six great-grandchildren, Kyle, Michaele Lettow, and their mother, Janet Tomesko, Cal, Reece, and Sydney Wagner and Brayden Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 52 years, Robert W. Lettow; and one sister, Florence Oâ€™Brien.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Jan. 23, at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial followed in Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin. Memorials may be given to Calvary Lutheran Church, Elgin.