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Valentine C. Jendro

February 11, 1919 - September 9, 2013
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Union-Valentine C. Jendro, 94, of Union passed away September 9, 2013 at Florence Nursing Home in Marengo. He was born February 11, 1919 in Chicago to Michael and Mary (Gogolinski) Jendro. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific during World War II. After returning from the war, he was at a VFW dance where he met Mary Ann Stein. They married on June 11, 1949 in Chicago. Valentine loved the outdoors, whether he was fishing, hunting, or taking his family camping. He also enjoyed traveling the world with his wife. Above all he was a family man. He always put his...
Union-Valentine C. Jendro, 94, of Union passed away September 9, 2013 at Florence Nursing Home in Marengo.

He was born February 11, 1919 in Chicago to Michael and Mary (Gogolinski) Jendro. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific during World War II. After returning from the war, he was at a VFW dance where he met Mary Ann Stein. They married on June 11, 1949 in Chicago.

Valentine loved the outdoors, whether he was fishing, hunting, or taking his family camping. He also enjoyed traveling the world with his wife. Above all he was a family man. He always put his family first and wanted to be around his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; his children, Michael (Joan) Jendro, Valerie Jendro, Melissa (Loretta Cattani) Jendro, and Matthew (Rachel) Jendro; his grandchildren, Christopher Jendro, Sara (Ed) Weissgerber, David Jendro, and Lindsey and Amelia Jendro; great-grandchildren, Anna and Holden; his siblings, Lillian Mizwicki, Casmira Gambi, and Edmund Jendro; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Stanley and Victor Jendro.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9pm on Thursday, September 12, at Marengo-Union Funeral Home, 505 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo. The funeral service will be at 10:30am on Friday, September 13 at the funeral home.

Interment will be private.

For information call the funeral home at 815-568-8131. Online condolences may be made at www.marengo-unionfuneralhome.com.

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"Mike and family - So sorry for the loss of your Dad." Don Norton (Crystal Lake, IL)

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