Jeanette Kathryn Isabelle McMillin, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away on October 27, 2023, in Kirkwood, MO. She was born on September 16, 1930 in Saint Louis, MO. Jeanette's warm and caring nature touched the lives of everyone she encountered. Her passing leaves a void in the lives of her loved ones that can never be filled.
Jeanette dedicated many years of her life to her career at the 3M Company where she made a positive impact with her hard work and dedication. Outside of her professional life, Jeanette found joy and fulfillment in a variety of hobbies and interests. She was an active member of the PEO Sisterhood in St. Charles and Elsberry, cherishing the bond of friendship and sisterhood she found there.
Jeanette's greatest joy in life was her family. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren meant the world to her; she cherished every moment spent with them. As an avid crafter, Jeanette was always up to date with the latest trends and could often be found enthusiastically crafting away. Whether it was scrapbooking, ceramics, or painting, Jeanette embraced it all with passion. She especially enjoyed making cookies with her grandchildren, creating sweet memories that will be treasured for generations to come. She loved cats, and was always rescuing them.
The loss of Jeanette is deeply mourned by her surviving family members and friends. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Conrad McMillin, father Charles P. Smith, mother Jeanette B. Smith, son Brent Justmann (Marsha), her aunt Isa Trescott and sister Kathryn Ricks. Although their absence is felt keenly by those left behind, their memory will forever live on.
Jeanette leaves behind a legacy of love and compassion as she is survived by her daughter Marribeth (Greg) Cissell; stepdaughter Michelle (John) Rodamaker; stepson Conrad (Maryann) McMillin; brother Lewis Trescott; sister Beverly Mueller; ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. The bonds she formed with her family were unbreakable, and her influence will endure through the generations to come.
In honoring Jeanette's memory, let us remember her as a remarkable woman who emanated kindness, love, and warmth wherever she went. Her selflessness and nurturing spirit left an indelible mark on all who knew her. She will be remembered for her unwavering love for her family and her ability to create joy in even the simplest of moments.
As we gather to celebrate Jeanette's life, let us find solace in the memories we shared with her. May her legacy inspire us to be more compassionate and loving towards one another. Rest peacefully, dear Jeanette Kathryn Isabelle McMillin. You have touched our lives in immeasurable ways, and your presence will be forever missed.
Memorials may be made in Jeanette’s memory to the Mary Culver Home in Kirkwood, MO or First United Methodist Church in St. Charles, MO.