Jannett M. Tock

Jannett M. Tock, 97, of Pontiac, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at Evenglow Lodge in Pontiac, IL.
Visitation will be Monday, October 30 from 10-11:00 at Hager Funeral Home, Dwight, with a service to follow.
She was born September 23, 1920, in Dwight, IL, the daughter of Frank and Beatrice McConnell. She married John H. Whalen of Chicago, IL on February 10, 1943, later a casualty of World War II. She married Donald H. Tock of Dwight, IL on October 14, 1947 who passed away on April 26, 2007. Also preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers, a sister-in-law, and an infant sister.
Jannett is survived by two sons, John (Bonnie) Whalen, Verona, WI; and Richard (Barbara) Tock, MeQuon, WI; one daughter, Barbara (Joel) Patten, Dwight, IL; five grandchildren, Kelly (Todd) Brunson, Marshall, WI; David (Samantha) Whalen, Lakeville, MN; Ali (Kyle) Vance, Denver, CO; Ashley (Keelan) Amelianovich, Northbrook, IL; Abby (John) Ortega, St. Charles, IL; seven great grandchildren, Kaden and Jarett Brunson, Kaitlyn and Jackson Whalen, Miles Amelianovich, and Tinley and Mila Ortega. Mrs. Tock had two step grandchildren, Eric (Michele) Bethke and Amy Bethke, and five step great grandchildren, all of Verona, WI.
She attended the University of Illinois and later worked as a bookkeeper at Boyer’s car dealership, Dickler Insurance, and C&H Sheetmetal in Dwight.
She and her husband, Donald, lived in Dwight for most of his time with the Veteran’s Administration Hospital except for a few years in Sturgis, South Dakota, Syracuse, New York, and Buffalo, New York. They moved to Bayonet Point, FL, upon his retirement and lived there for 31 years. Jannett enjoyed playing golf, weekly bridge games, and volunteering at Hospice. Her favorite times were spent when the family got together for “family reunions.”
A special thank you to all the wonderful nurses, aides, and staff of Evenglow who took such good care of her these past nine years.
Memorials may be made to Evenglow Lodge, Pontiac, IL, or to the donor’s choice.

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