Nedra I. Jany

Nedra I. Jany, 88, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 11:56 am, Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at Independence Care Center, Perryville, Missouri.

She was born to the late Steve and Ella (nee Hoelscher) Cassetta on May 31, 1935 in Pinckneyville, Illinois.

Nedra married Donald J. Jany on August 3, 1957 in Chester, Illinois; he preceded her in death on September 20, 2015.

She had ran the commissary at Chester Mental Health Center, Chester, Illinois.

Nedra was a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Chester. She was also a member of the V.F.W. Post #3553 Auxiliary.


   6 Children:

        Mark Jany Chester, IL

        David Jany Chester, IL

        Paul Jany Chester, IL

        Kevin (Tammy) Jany Columbus, MT

        Douglas (Sarah) Jany El Cajon, CA

        Laurie Ann (Mark Glander) Jany Chester, IL

   11 Grandchildren:

        Joey (Megan) Jany, Nicole (Tony West) Jany, Mandy (Derek) Crum, Staci (Matt) Roth, Crystal Harris, Sara Harris, Steven Harris, James Jany, Josh Jany, Wyatt Jany and Caleb Jany

   8 Great Grandchildren:

        Jadyn, Hailey, Kinley, Kaylin, Savannah, Jackson, Parker and A.J.

   Many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends


Preceded in Death by: Parents, Husband, 1 Son – Joseph Jany, 1 Daughter – Christine Jany, 1 Daughter-in-law – Vicki Jany, 3 Sisters – Harriett, Rose and Roberta “Bertie” and 1 Brother – Donald “Doc”



   Friday – 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

   Saturday – 9:00 am – 9:45 am

   Pechacek Funeral Homes, Chester, Illinois

Funeral Mass:

   10:00 am, Saturday, October 21, 2023

   Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Chester, Illinois


   Father Sebastian Ukoh



   St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery

   Chester, Illinois



   Family Choice