Mrs. Honer earned her master’s degree from of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and was a teacher at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic School, Belleville, IL, before her retirement. She was a charter member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and a member of the Queenship of Mary Sodality at the church. Jacquelyn was an avid traveler and a former member of the Holiday Rambler RV Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Allen J. Honer, whom she married on October 23, 1948, and who died on June 21, 2006; her parents, Alfred O. and Elvira, nee Grandcolas, Veigel; and a sister, Shirley Clements.
Surviving are two daughters, Sharon (Tom) Niles of Carrier Mills, IL,
and Debby (Mike) Krems of St. Louis, MO;
a son, James (Carol) Honer of Belleville, IL;
six grandchildren, Miranda (Will) Bryan, Holly Niles,
Sean (Amanda) Krems, Matthew Krems,
Chrissie (Rob) White,
and Ben (Elizabeth) Honer;
six great-grandchildren, Hannah and William Bryan,
Ethan and Alexandra Krems,
and Caleb and Katelyn White;
and two sisters, Carol J. (John) Priola of Denver, CO,
and Lois “Tiny” H. Loyet of Lebanon, IL.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary-St. Augustine Catholic School, Belleville, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 9:40 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2015, from the funeral home for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating. Entombment will follow in Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.
We were shocked and saddened to hear about our neighbor Mrs Honer’s passing. Our deepest condolences to Mrs Honer’s family.
Scott & Brenda Blair
Scott & Brenda Blair, Belleville, IL, 62220
Sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Honer. I know she will be missed by many here but now she has joined the love of her life up above. What a wonderful life she lived up until the end!
Diane & Shawn Meehan, Smithton, IL, 62285
So sorry to hear of Jackie passing, You all have our deepest sympathy. Because of health issues we will not be able to attend wake. We could never have had better neighbors than your Mom & Dad.
John & Shirley Holdener, Keyesport, Il, 62253