Jean Marie Driver | Obituary

Jean Marie Driver, 86, of Waterloo, died Jan. 5, 2015 in Belleville.

She was born Nov. 10, 1928 in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of the late William and Rena Reinbold, nee Harris.

She was united in marriage to Louis Henry Driver on Feb. 2, 1946 in Waterloo. He preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1985.

Mrs. Driver was a housekeeper for various businesses in the area and a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo.

Preceding her in death besides her husband were her parents, her sister, Marion Dilley Sutter; her brother-in-law, Bill Ogle and a great-grandson, Logan Proctor.

Surviving are her children, Barbara (Dennis) Goff of Canyon Country, Calif. and Alice (David) Guebert of Red Bud; her brothers, William (Pat) Reinbold of Las Vegas, Nev. and Kenneth (Cecelia) Reinbold of North Ridge, Calif.; her sisters, Betty Ogle of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Dorothy (Clifford) Stephens of Tahatchape, Calif. and Virginia Stapleton of Red Bud; her grandchildren, Becky (Kevin) Biffar, Traci (Alan) Proctor, Karla Guebert, Timothy (Jami) Goff and Kimberly Goff; her great-grandchildren, Madison Proctor, Hailey Proctor, Kaydence Proctor, Jakob Biffar and Josef Biffar, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Visitation will take place from 3 to 8 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Creason Funeral Home in Waterloo and from 10 to 11 a.m. Jan. 9 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Jan. 9 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo.

Interment will follow in Waterloo City Cemetery in Waterloo.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, the Diabetes Association or Hospice of Southern Illinois.

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