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Jean Redington

5/17/1930 - 12/5/2009

Jean Bonesteel Redington, 79, of Galesburg, died at 10:20 p.m., December 05,2009 at Seminary Manor.


She was born May 17,1930 in Galesburg the daughter of Forrest and Dorothy Smith Bonesteel. She married Philip Redington on July 28, 1951 at St.Patrick's Catholic Church in Galesburg.  He survives. Also surviving are three sons, Tom(and Marty) of Hannibal, Mo., Tim(and Dori), and Todd(and Kory) all of Galesburg, a sister, Betty (and Ned) Flescher of Galesburg, a brother, Dean (and Mary) Bonesteel of Hayden Lake, ID, thirteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.


She was a 1948 graduate of Galesburg High School and was secretary/treasurer for the class for over 35 years.  She retired from C.U.D. 205 after 15 years and then as a volunteer, taught sign language at Costa Catholic Academy for 12 years. She was a charter member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.


Funeral mass will be celebrated at her church on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 10 a.m. with Msgr. Ernest Pizzamiglio officiating.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-7:30 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery Galesburg, Il. Memorials may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary or Costa Catholic Academy


Brian, Ann, Katie & Tyler Tucker

Monday, December 07, 2009

Todd, Kory & Family, Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so very sorry for your loss. Please let us know if you need anything! Love you all!

tony & Sonia Gray

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Phil, Tom & Marty, Tim & Don, Todd & Kory and all your family Be assured that our prayers are with you and know that your beautiful wife and mother is smiling in heaven - just like we always remember her here on earth. God Bless & take care of you all.

Joyce Goff

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

So many good memories..All day Sunday picnics at Lake Bracken...playing bridge..having Tom make deep fried green beans for all of us to try ( his invention) will be missed..

Jeff Turney

Hermosa Beach
Friend of the family
Tuesday, December 08, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Redington family.

Julie Smith McGraw

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Tim,Todd,& Families,Sorry to hear of your loss. May our thoughts & prayers be with you at this very sad time,& may your memories be plentiful.Julie & Bill McGraw

Marilyn & Allan Smith

friends of Betty & Ned
Wednesday, December 09, 2009

and God will give you strength and Faith each day. We all have good memories of sisters and they will be with us forever. God Be With you.

Dave and Lisa Lindstrom

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

We are so sorry for your loss and hold all of you and Jean in our prayers.

Holly Tucker White

Friday, December 11, 2009

My prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. I'm sorry I missed the visitation and funeral - I wasn't aware of your loss until today. I loved Jean and I will miss her, too.

Ellen Klump

Friday, December 18, 2009

Jean will be missed. It's so nice to have neighbors like Phil and Jean. With Tim and Dori behind me, I surrounded by nice people. Jean will be missed. My thoughts are with you. Ellen Klump

Carol Stuart

Thornhill, Ontario
Saturday, January 16, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Redington & Bonesteel family. Carol & Bill Stuart