Jeannine Marie Edsall, age 89, of Kendallville, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at True Care Home, Auburn. Mrs. Edsall was born in LeHavre, France on October 3, 1932 to the late Edward Emile Peau and Elisa Melanie (Guegan) Peau. At age 17, she came to Kendallville, Indiana from France. She married Russell Ellsworth Edsall on March 1, 1952 and he preceded her in death in 1984. She later married James Liechty and they were together for 30 years. Jeannine was employed in the past with Kraft Foods, Chronister’s Pharmacy, Taylor Shoe Store and Burger Chef.
Daughter, Marcia and Steve Lash of Kendallville.
Daughter, Michelle and Steve Atz of Auburn.
Daughter, Melanie and Bob Henry of Waterloo.
Daughter, Marlene and Mike Minich of Kendallville.
11 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
She was also preceded by daughters, Monica Edsall and Madelaine Edsall; son, Mark Edsall; granddaughter, Madeleine Speheger and sisters, Denise Kuhne and Lisette Guilbaud.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2022 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Hite Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Albaugh officiating.
Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery near Avilla.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease Research Foundation.
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