Jeanette F. Goveia
Jeanette F. Goveia, 95, of Springfield, died at 9:04 pm, Thursday, February 18, 2016 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born December 4, 1920 in Lincoln, IL to Jacob and Jane Chambers Bell.
She is survived by one son, John Goveia of Springfield; numerous grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter; Jayne Nutt; two sisters, Helen Degalvez and Mary Jane Barnes and two brothers, Robert and Norman Bell.
Jeanette was a member of Kumler United Methodist Church, belonged to Ammerance and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was a resident of Springfield for most of her life and retired from the State of Illinois, Department of Revenue after 22 years of service.
Visitation: 9:00-11:00 am, Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am, Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Rev. George I. Heineman Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kumler United Methodist Church.