Jeanette J. Hochgesang

October 9, 1929 - May 27, 2019

Jeanette J. Hochgesang, 89, of Medinah, IL. and formerly of Flora, IL., passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019, surrounded by her family at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva, IL.  Jeanette was born on October 9, 1929 in Flora, IL., the daughter of Clarence and Flossie (nee. Brainard) Mc Commons.  She was united in marriage on September 2, 1950 to Robert Hochgesang, in Chicago, IL.

Jeanette was an avid collector of dolls and other curiosities which led her to own a resale shop in Bensenville and later to work as a volunteer and an assistant manager at the Marklund Resale Shop of Roselle. Jeanette was a generous and devoted grandmother. A farm girl at heart, she enjoyed working in her yard and gardens.

She is survived by her two sons, Michael (Barbara) Hochgesang and James (Patricia) Hochgesang; three grandchildren, Erin (Daniel) Wash, Lindsey (James) Redmon and Joseph (Mary) Hochgesang; four great grandchildren, Benjamin Wash, Abigail Wash, Finley Redmon and Indy Redmon; one sister, Melba (late Donald) Young; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband of 33 years, Robert Hochgesang; one brother, G. Dale (late Betty) McCommons; three sisters, M. Maxine (late John) Lowe, Vera (late Ivan) Colclasure and Erma (late August) Neeley.

Interment will be held at Kneff Cemetery in Flora, IL. at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial donation in Jeanette’s name may be made to Alzheimers Association,

Guest Book

  • Joanne OBrien Mike, Barb and family, So very sorry for your loss. May your memories provide comfort during this difficult time.
  • Pat Pollmann Mike & Barb: So sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. Take care.