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Jean Short (nee Mckee)

Jean Short (nee Mckee) passed away on Friday, September 30th, 2022 at the age of 86.

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Beloved wife of the late William Short; dear mother of Michael (Carolyn) Short, Vicky (Dave) Curriston, and Scott (Shari) Short; cherished grandmother of 6; dear step grandmother of 5; loving great-grandmother of 17; dear sister of Donald McKee of Charleston, IL; loving aunt, great aunt, and friend to many.

Jean is preceded in death by her husband William Short, her parents Floyd and Vera McKee, and her sister Dorothy Hopper.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jean's name to SunRise Church of O'Fallon, MO.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 9th, 2022 from 12pm-2pm at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral and Cremation Center with the funeral service immediately following at 2pm. Services will conclude at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Linwood Cemetery in Pana, IL at a later date.