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Amy Elledge

Janis Gail Zabin

April 25, 1938 - April 29, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Janis Gail Zabin. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Janis Gail Huyer, born April 25, 1938, the only daughter of Dorothy Eastham and Roland Huyer, left this world peacefully, April 29, 2020, only a few days after her 82nd birthday. Born during the shadow of the Great Depression, Jan grew up on Chicago’s Northwest side in the Kilbourne Park neighborhood. Her family lived on a tree-lined street that felt more like a suburb than the city, filled with new immigrants in pursuit of the...  see more
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  • Amy Elledge
    Thank you for visiting this memorial site for Jan.

    Because of the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to gather together to remember and honor my mom. While I wish I had the chance to hear your stories of my mom first-hand...  more
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    • Amy Elledge
      Missy Kline Amy, this was such a beautiful tribute to your mom. I loved reading about her live and your horses, all which happened before we met. Your mom and Gigi should both be very proud of you!! I love you!
      • May 10, 2020
    • Amy Elledge
      Jayne & Hal Staffeldt Amy, What a beautiful story, pictures and video. Your Mom will be missed. We will miss talking with her when visiting Illinois. Hal will especially miss their conversations about vegetable gardens and flowers. Love, Jayne & Hal
      • June 7, 2020