Jill Byerline

November 23, 1953January 14, 2023
Obituary of Jill Byerline
PEKIN ~ Jill “Memo” Byerline, 69, of Pekin, passed away at 8:03 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2023 at her home. Born November 23, 1953 in Pekin to Paul and Erla “Jean” (Vaughn) Price. She was preceded in death by her parents and former husband, Gary Byerline. Surviving are one daughter, Kari (Greg) Brugger Schipkowski of Granite City; five grandchildren, Stephen Schipkowski of St. Louis, Missouri, Kody Schipkowski, Benjamin Schipkowski, Alex Schipkowski and Heidi Schipkowski, all of Granite City; one great-granddaughter, Sunnie Jo Schipkowski of Granite City; one sister, Dee (Rick) Hodgson of Pekin and one brother, Randy (Julie) Price of Pekin. A homemaker, Jill loved walking, watching movies and being on the water and soaking up the sun. She also took great pride in decorating her home. Her greatest enjoyment in life was her family, especially being a “Memo” to her grandchildren. Her visitation will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2023 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation. Memorial contributions may be given to Junior Diabetes Research Foundation, 1 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois 60601. To express condolences online, visit

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