Jenny Margot Reid, 64, of 14 B Road, Culver, died, following an illness, at 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2012, in Hospice House of South Bend.
She had a great love of life and her family. She will be greatly missed by them all. Her home was a welcoming place to many of her son’s friends as well as a “mom” to them all.
Jenny, born in Elmhurst, Ill. on January 22, 1948, was the daughter of John Edward and Margot E. Deckmann Gilbert.
She graduated from Willowbrook High School, Villa Park, Ill., with the class of 1966.
She came to Plymouth in 1983 and was employed at Culver Academy in their Data Processing office over 24 years, retiring for health reasons.
Jenny enjoyed gardening, sewing and all crafts. She often went antiquing in Galena, Ill.
Jenny is survived by her son Steve K. Reid Jr. and Kali Marks of Culver, IN.
Also surviving are three sisters and four brothers: Rosemarie Lyons and David Tow of Galena, Ill., Thomas J. (Susan) Gilbert, Kingston, Ill., Katherine A. (John) Pynakker of Wauconda, Ill., John H. (Germaine) Gilbert, Danielson, Conn., Richard J. (Janet) Gilbert and Jeffery A. (Jodi) Gilbert, all of Poplar Grove, Ill. and Lorelei J. (Matt) Nelson
Her father, John Edward Gilbert of Belvidere, Ill., and her mother, Margot E. Gilbert of Wauconda, Ill., also survive together with a step-son, Eric J. Reid of Argos, IN., a granddaughter, Ivori Rayn Marks-Reid of Culver, IN. and several nieces and nephews.
Jenny looked forward to meeting those special loved ones in her life that had gone on before her. They are: her grandparents, a brother, Ronald Gilbert, two nephews, Bobby Gilbert and John C. Pynakker, Jr., and a niece, Adinn Nicole Jackson.
A memorial service to honor the life of Jenny Margot Reid will be held at a later date.
The Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 North Michigan St., Plymouth, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
Funeral Director - Randall L. Danielson - Randy@Johnson-Danielson.com