Jennifer A. Smith
Jennifer A. Smith, 42, of Champaign passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.
Jennifer was born October 31, 1970, in Peoria, daughter of Galen and Marilyn (Burrow) Haegele. She married James Smith on March 1, 2008, in Las Vegas.
In addition to her husband, she is lovingly remembered by her father and her step-mother Debra Haegele of Davenport, Iowa; son, Andrew Haegele of Berwyn; two daughters, Abigail (Katie) Sanders-Jones of French Lick, Ind., and Ashley Fowler of Paris; a step-son, Devin (Kristina) Smith of Champaign; step-grandson, Alex Smith of Champaign; two sisters, Barbara Haegele, of Urbana, and Dawn (Troy) Toler, of Clarinda, Iowa; a half-brother, Jason (Nicole) Haegele of Rantoul; two half sisters Melissa (Matthew) Risberg of Granger, Iowa, Michelle (Matthew) Peitz of Decatur; two nephews, Jacob Toler of Castle Rock, Colo., and Grant Toler of Frederick, Colo.; five nieces, Madison and Isabella Toler, both of Clarinda, Iowa, Temperance Peitz, of Decatur, Addison Risberg of Granger, Iowa, and Evelyn Haegele, of Rantoul; and her uncle, Lyle Malinowski of Morton.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; mother; and aunt, Carolyn (Burrow) Malinowski.
Jennifer graduated from Paris High School in 1988 and attended nursing school at Vincennes University.
She had a deep love for her family, her dog Rosie, and her community.
Please join her family at Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, 600 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 to celebrate her life. Greet the family 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Celebration of Life Service at 11 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Online condolences to the family may be shared via www.HeathandVaughn.com.
Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, is assisting the family with arrangements.