Margaret “Jeanne” Vollmer was welcomed to heaven on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015.
She was born on July 2, 1939, in Alton, the daughter of the late Gregory and Margaret (Neuman) McClintock. She married classmate John “Jack” Vollmer on Feb. 8, 1958, in Norfolk, Va., when he was in the Navy. They had four children. Jeanne was retired and lived in Pinellas Park, Fla. She enjoyed going to the beach, watching beautiful sunsets and golfing. Prior to retirement she worked at West Junior High School. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and never knew a stranger.
She is survived by two daughters and son-in-laws, Jo Ann and Bill Spoor of Chatham, and Jill and Michael Busby of Gillespie; one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Jackie Vollmer of Alton; four grandchildren, Zachary Spoor, Jessalynn McCauley, Jeffrey Rynders and Josh Vollmer; a sister-in-law, Ilse McClintock of Wood River and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Geraldine and Don St. Peters of Indiana.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her son, Jack Vollmer; her sister, Mary Lou “Peanut” Johnson; two brothers, William and James McClintock; and one granddaughter, Courtney Spoor.
In celebration of her life, a memorial service will be held in Alton at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to: Camp COCO (Children’s Oncology Camp Organization), Southern Illinois University, Foundation Springfield Office, P.O. Box 19666, Springfield IL, 62797-9666 or Wounded Warriors. Cremation rites will be accorded by Taylor Funeral Home, Pinellas Park, FL.