Jan Piper, age 62, of Woodstock, passed away March 18, 2020 at Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines, IL. Jan was born April 3, 1957 in Chicago to her loving parents, Kenneth and Betty Meads (Peterson).
Jan was married to Jerry Piper for 31 years, after the two met at work.
Jan worked as a bookkeeper for 35 years, retiring at age 55. She had a strong work ethic, always giving her best at work and home.
Loved ones will remember Jan for her wonderful sense of humor, generous and giving heart, and her strength.
Jan was an active member at Willow Creek Church, where she enjoyed worshipping and studying the Bible with her small group. In her free time, Jan enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading and spending time with friends and family.
Jan will be remembered for how she lived, always with strength and dignity. She choose happiness, even in the hardest times, and always cared for others and those in need. She will be deeply missed.
Jan was preceded in death by her parents, Betty and Ken; her brothers Dale and Denny; and her first husband, Michael Tynan.
Jan is survived by her loving husband, Jerry Piper; her children Brittani (Tim) Carner and Jerry Piper; her brothers, Doug and Kent; grandchildren Timmy Carner and Piper Carner; nephew Brian (Joelle) Meads; her dear friends Cathy Yafchak, Marge Smith, Laura, Brittany and James Burkhart, Kathy Munson, and many other loved ones.
Visitation will be 10:00a.m. until time of service at 11:00a.m. Wednesday June 17, 2020 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120, Rev. Tim Perry officiating.
Capacity limits due to Covid-19 are in effect, and no more than 10 people may be present at a time in the funeral chapel during the visitation.
To access the visitation and services remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on safe from home via Zoom.us(Meeting ID: 940 2095 5648, Password: 830303).
Interment to follow at Ridgewood Memorial Park, 9900 N Milwaukee Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016.
Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit www.symondsmadison.com.