Lujean Jaderholm was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and raised in Wichita, Kansas by her parents Earl and Millie Alldritt. Her four siblings included Mary, Donald (Maxine), John (Evelyn) and Ann (John) McCarty. She attended East High School and graduated from Wichita State University in 1951. It was during her college years that she met her husband, Russell Jaderholm. They were married for over 64 years. Lujean and Russ were long time residents of Glen Ellyn.
Lujean and Russ have three sons, Kurt (Kathy) of Fishers, IN, John (Carol) of Hoffman Estates, IL and Ron (Diane) of Wheaton, IL. Loving grandmother of Megan (Dave) Keating, Abby Jaderholm, Jayne (Timo) Betina, Timothy Jaderholm, Daniel Jaderholm, Thomas Jaderholm, Katheryn Jaderholm, and great-grandmother to Kira and Keegan Keating. They have been active members of Glen Ellyn Covenant Church for over 60 years.
Lujean loved being a mother to her three sons and grandmother to their families. She served in the Navy and worked for a brief time for Northern Trust Bank. She was active in the local Garden Club and Bible Study Fellowship. She loved reading, shopping, eating out and playing bridge and solitaire. They spent many years enjoying family and friends in Glen Ellyn, St. Germain, Wisconsin and Venice, Florida. We will all miss her loyal friendship, kind heart and sincere Christian love.
In memory of Lujean we would appreciate any contributions to the following charity: Covenant Point Bible Camp, 358 West Hagerman Lake Road, Iron River, MI 49935-7912, www.cpbc.com.
Visitation will be on March 9, 2018 from 4-8 PM at Leonard Memorial Funeral Home (630-469-0032 or www.leonardmemorialhome.com), 565 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn. Funeral service will be Saturday, March 10, 2018, 10:00AM at Glen Ellyn Evangelical Covenant Church, 277 Hawthorne Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn, IL.