Jan Ellen Schuh
Jan Ellen Schuh
  • February 26, 1958 - October 7, 2011
  • West Salem, Illinois

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Jan Ellen Schuh, age 53, of rural West Salem, IL, passed into Eternity on October 7, 2011 at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.
Jan was born February 26, 1958 in Fairfield, IL to Frances Ann (Mason) and Robert M. Gentz.
She married Mervin Schuh on September 8, 1978 at the First Christian Church in West Salem.
Jan was a faithful member of the First Christian Church, where she played the piano and taught Sunday School and Youth Groups. She was also a 4-H leader for over 14 years. She loved flowers and gardening. Her family was her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Jan is survived by her husband of over 33 years, Mervin Schuh, of West Salem, one daughter: Laura and husband Joel Ethridge of Fairfield, IL, two sons: Brian Schuh and Kevin Schuh, both of West Salem. She is also survived by a sister: Lynn Yates of Bradenton, FL, and a brother: Robert and wife Charmaine Gentz of Albion, IL. Also surviving are mother and father-in-law: Marjorie and Walter "Bub" Schuh of Albion, IL.
Funeral service for Jan Ellen Schuh will be held at 10 AM, Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at the First Christian Church in West Salem. Burial will follow at the Moravian Cemetery in West Salem.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, October 11, 2011 from 5PM to 7PM at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Oilbelt Christian Service Camp or the Lancaster Christian School, with envelopes to be provided at the visitation and funeral.