SPRINGFIELD – Elizabeth Jenkins, age 87, of Springfield died at St. John’s Hospital on Tuesday, May 11, 2010.
She was born on August 18, 1922, in Springfield, the daughter of Jacob and Katherine Letz Hehn. She married John Jenkins in 1942; he preceded her in death in 1986. She also was preceded in death by 2 sons. Surviving are a granddaughter, Amy Jenkins of Indiana; and 2 great-grandsons, Sylas and Ezekiel Butler; 4 nieces; and 3 nephews.
A visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 17, 2010, at Staab Funeral Home, with Scott Brindley officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.