Janet M. Hipskind, 69, of East Moline, IL, passed away on Sunday, June 14, at her home. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Malachy Catholic Church, Geneseo at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 19. Reverend Michael Pakula will celebrate the Mass. A drive through visitation will be held on Thursday evening, June 18, from 5-6 p.m. at Vandemore Funeral Home, Geneseo, IL. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Garden, East Moline. Vandemore Funeral Homes and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Illinois State Archaeological Society.
Janet was born on March 27, 1951, the daughter of Morris and Gertrude (Jasper) DeBoever, in Geneseo, IL. After she graduated from Geneseo High School, she married Kenneth Hipskind on January 9, 1971, at St. Malachy Catholic Church, Geneseo, IL. Janet was a customer service representative for Vibrant Insurance Agency. She had many hobbies, including camping, fishing, cooking, sewing, reading, and playing cards.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Kenneth; son, Jeff (Jill) Hipskind of Donahue, IA; daughter, Janah (David) Cunningham, of Silvis, IL; grandchildren, Samantha Canales, Andrew Cunningham, Lauren and Hailey Hipskind; great-grandchild, Kai Canales-Gonzalez; and sister-in-law, Deb DeBoever, of Geneseo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother, John.
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