Jeri Lynn Ulkus

Jeri Lynn Ulkus age 63 of St. Louis, MO born March 22, 1949 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away 1:35pm Thursday July 12, 2012 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Jeri was a 1967 Collinsville High School graduate and then attained a Master’s Degree in Special Education.  She was a Gyrotonic fitness instructor and truly enjoyed being the nanny "JeJe" of her two grandchildren Mason and Parker.

She is survived by her parents Geno and Doris Lea nee Block Chiapelli of Glen Carbon, IL, two children Bethany (Michael) Kutz of University City, MO, and Jacob (Ashley) Ulkus of Webster Groves, MO, two grandchildren Mason and Parker, a sister Debbie (Kenny) Weil of Edwardsville, IL, the father of Bethany and Jacob Jim Ulkus of Ballwin, MO, many other relatives and friends.

Memorial gathering will be from 11am to 2pm on Saturday July 21, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home 2800 North Center Maryville, IL.

Memorial service will be at 2pm Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Tony Minear officiating.

The Ulkus family will also be having a Celebration of Life party at a later date and would like family and friends to leave their favorite memories, address and/or email address by going to the condolence tab on this web site.

Memorials may be made to: Parents as Teachers 2228 Ball Drive St. Louis, MO  63146-8602 or Forest Park Forever 5595 Grand Drive in Forest Park St. Louis, MO  63112.

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