Jennifer Dawn Schelsky-Thompsonville, IL

Jennifer Dawn Schelsky, 50, of Thompsonville passed away on March 11, 2024 at her home.

Jennifer was born in Herrin, IL on May 26, 1973, the daughter of Robert & Mellodee (Pfantz) Fox.
She married Adam J. Schelsky on April 16, 2001.

Jennifer loved camping, fishing, hiking outdoors, music, family get togethers and cows. She loved her animals; they were like her children. Especially her dog Nug Nug. She also referred to her granddaughters, Angelina and Piper, as “her Angels” She loved her kids and grandkids; she loved her family in general. She was an amazing wife, mother, daughter, and sister. Loved and missed beyond belief.

Mrs. Schelsky is survived by her:
Husband: Adam J. Schelsky
5 Children:
Zachary Wickliff
Sebastian Pfantz
Nerissa Schelsky
Ash Schelsky
Nicholas Schelsky
2 Grandchildren: Angelina & Piper
4 Siblings:
Chris Fox
Amber Tarrence
Andrew Fox
Anthony Fox
Aunt: Merrilee Terry
Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews

Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 14th at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with a Memorial Service to start at 1:00 P.M. .
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