Barbara Burgoyne Schanck was born on October 5th, 1932. She passed away in Maryville, Illinois due to complications from Covid on February 2nd, 2021. She was preceded in death by her spouse and best friend of 60 years, Jordan Thomas Schanck.
Loving mother of Karen (Brian) Lynch, William (Maureen) Schanck and Rebecca Nelson. Devoted Grandmother of Kaitlin (Michael) Self, Margaret (Jordan) Petry, Jordan Thomas (Kaylyn) Lynch, Abygail Nelson, and Ashley Schanck. Great Grandmother of Wyatt, Sam, Ben, Beau, Addison, and Hannah.
Barbara grew up spending her summers as a child on her Grandparents’ farm in Fairfield, Illinois. She would talk about this often and it was one of her favorite childhood memories. Barbara was an active member of Christ Church of Oak Brook and loved the Lord. She loved to paint, read, and travel. She took many amazing trips with her family and friends over the years and especially enjoyed spending her winters in Florida and summers in Maine. Barbara had a soft spot in her heart for animals. Over the years, she donated to several animal rescue organizations regularly. Her final donation was to sponsor a rescue kitten named Petunia that she loved to see pictures of.
She enjoyed spending the last few years of her life close to her family in Glen Carbon, Illinois.
A private family graveside service will take place at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook, IL. Arrangements entrusted to Adolf Funeral Home – Willowbrook, IL. 630-325-2300 or adolfservices.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Partners 4 Pets- PO Box 445 Troy, IL 62294 or PayPal account- www.paypal.me/partnersforpets