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Jacqueline L. Schorsch

Published: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 12:28 p.m. CDT

Jacqueline Lee Schorsch, 71, Oregon, devoted wife, mother and Nana, died Tuesday Feb.12, 2013 at Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon.

Jacque was born April 27, 1941 in Chicago, the daughter of Robert A. and Lucille F. (Zender) Freund.  

She graduated from St. Benedict’s High School, Chicago.

Jacque married Anton F. Schorsch on Oct. 20, 2001 in St. Charles.  

She was devoted to taking care of her family, gardening, baking, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren, spending quality with her husband, dancing, and taking care of animals.  

Jacque was the tiniest lady with the largest heart for her family and friends. 

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Oregon.

Jacque is survived by her husband, Anton Schorsch, Oregon; three sons, Thomas (Lori) Borek, South Lake Tahoe, Calif., James (Iain Stewart) Barron, Fleatherstone, New Zealand, John (Virginia) Barron, Schiller Park; three daughters, Deborah (Gerry) Rego, Reedsburg, Wis., Jamie (James Merfeld) Barron, Nekoosa, Wis., Jennifer (Daryl) Ethridge, Rockford;  12 grandchildren, Christopher Borek, Erin (Aaron) Hanke, Trevor (Sunny) Borek, Maxamillion Borek, Brittany Maurer, Daryl Ethridge Jr., Kendra Ethridge, Logan Rogers, Leslie Rogers, Evan Harrison, Brennan Barron, Deontae Ethridge; two great-grandchildren, Skyler Hanke and Tristan Borek; brother, William Freund; and sister, Barbara Wolf, Rochelle.

Jacque was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Darlene Petersen. 

Catholic mass was held on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Oregon, with Father Richard Kramer officiating.  

Burial was at Daysville Cemetery, Oregon.  

Arrangements were completed by Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt St., Mt. Morris.

Memorials will be determined.

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