Erma Jean Mahnken

  • Jean Mahnken
    Jean Mahnken

    Erma Jean Mahnken, 89, of Pembroke Pines, Fl., formerly of Beardstown, passed away Wednesday Aug. 26, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Pembroke Pines.
    Jean was born July 4, 1931, in Astoria, the daughter of Willis E. and Erma L Smith.
    She is survived by her children, Jo Ann Thomas of Springfield,  David Kellerman (Diane) of Arenzville, Annette Jokisch (Dick) of Beardstown, Willis Kellerman of Beardstown, Tracey Parsons (David) of Pembroke Pines, Fl.; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Lou Hamilton, and her son, Jeff Kellerman.
    Jean retired from Mobil Chemical in Jacksonville, IL. She was a hard worker but loved her retirement life where she would go out dancing and hanging with friends.
    Jean will be cremated. No service will be held. Family will host a Celebration of Life for her in July of 2021.