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Juanita D. Whiting, 82

Juanita D. Whiting, 82, of Woodstock, IL passed away on Friday May 10, 2024 surrounded by family at The Springs of Monarch Landing in Naperville. 

 She was born in Woodstock on November 16, 1941 to Basil and Isabel (Crummer) Colburn. She married James A. Whiting on October 7, 1961 in Woodstock. 

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodstock. She was a very talented seamstress and a national award winning quilter.  She taught classes at Sewing Concepts in Woodstock as well as working as a designer and baker. Her family was her passion in life. She was very much loved, and her passion and vitality will be greatly missed. 

She is survived by three sons, Ronald (Jill) Whiting, Bradley (Michele) Whiting, and Mark (Diane) Whiting. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Devin, Lauren (Sean) Herron, Lindsey (Howard) Galloway, and Brendan. She leaves behind as well a great grandchild, Isla, and a sister, Charlotte Hansen.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Jim.

A gathering of friends and relatives will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 Lincoln Avenue, Woodstock on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 from 8:30 am until the 10:30 am Memorial Mass.  Interment will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Woodstock.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Helping Paws would be appreciated.

For more information contact the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin Cooney Funeral Home at 815-338-1710 or visit.

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