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In Memory of

Jeanette F. Seklease

June 16, 1943 - April 17, 2017

Obituary


Jeanette Seklease, 73, of Abilene, Kansas, formerly of Elk Grove Village, was born June 16, 1943 in Panther, West Virginia to Oliver and Jane Lockhart and passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on April 17, 2017 at the Salina Regional Healthcare Center in Salina, Kansas. Jeanette married the love of her life, Theodore James Seklease Sr. They moved to Elk Grove Village, IL in 1971 where they raised a large family. Jeanette and Ted also owned and operated several businesses in the Elk Grove Village are for nearly 30 years. Jeanette enjoyed movies, reading, bingo...

Jeanette Seklease, 73, of Abilene, Kansas, formerly of Elk Grove Village, was born June 16, 1943 in Panther, West Virginia to Oliver and Jane Lockhart and passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on April 17, 2017 at the Salina Regional Healthcare Center in Salina, Kansas. Jeanette married the love of her life, Theodore James Seklease Sr. They moved to Elk Grove Village, IL in 1971 where they raised a large family. Jeanette and Ted also owned and operated several businesses in the Elk Grove Village are for nearly 30 years. Jeanette enjoyed movies, reading, bingo and spending time with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Jane Lockhart, her brothers James Lockhart and Oliver Lockhart Jr., her beloved husband Theodore Seklease Sr. and her daughter-in-law Eileen Alters-Siklas. Jeanette is survived by her children Ernie Siklas of Elgin, IL, Jeff Silas of Salina, KS, Tim (Laverne) Siklas of Hanover Park, IL, Robert Siklas of Abilene, KS, Ted (Becky) Seklease of Streamwood, IL and Tula (John) Shamhart of Abilene, KS; her grandchildren Kristie (Dan) Joseph, Jackie (Perry) Shamhart-Pierce, Danielle Shamhart, JT Shamhart, Britney Seklease, TJ Seklease, Dillon Seklease and Hunter Seklease, 7 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services and interment are private.