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Jerome T. “Jerry” Kellogg

May 2, 1963 - July 25, 2021
Visitation
HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory
8057 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.6111 | Map
Wednesday 7/28, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Service
HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory
8057 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.6111 | Map
Wednesday 7/28, 7:00 pm

Jerome T. “Jerry” Kellogg, age 58, of Des Plaines, IL, died suddenly, July 25, 2021, in Elmhurst, IL. He was born May 2, 1963, in Kenosha, WI. Beloved husband of Eugenia “Genie,” nee Reddick, for 34 years; loving father of Courtney (TJ) Olifer and Chelsea (Jeremy) Butler; cherished papa of Kathan and Kyla Olifer and Addie,Continue Reading

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Darlene left a message on August 30, 2021:
It is with such sorrow that I read of the passing of Jerry. I had many opportunities to see and chat with him during his visits to the Skokie Health Department. He was always so cheerful and never missed a beat to show pictures of his wonderful grandchildren. He was so darn proud of his family. My very sincere condolences to his family. Darlene Dunn
Ian Lamp left a message on August 11, 2021:
Eugenia, Courtney, and Chelsea, Lisa and I want to send our deepest condolences and prayers to you during this extremely difficult time in your lives. Jerry was a great man and he will be deeply missed. Lisa and I always enjoyed couples golf with Eugenia and Jerry. One of my favorite memories was when we played in the King and Heir Tournament at ECC. Our family was paired with your family and we were having a great afternoon of golf and friendship. I remember Jeremy and Eugenia bringing the newborns out to the course on the last few holes to see how Dad and the girls were doing. The best part of the story was when we were on the 18th green and two long putts had to be made. Jerry was up for hitting one putt while I believe Chelsea had to make her putt. Jerry calmly walked up to Courtney's ball and tapped it a mere 12". Much to her dismay and an expletive, Jerry calmly stated that he wasn't playing favorites and that each daughter had to make the long putt. I apologize if I mixed up which daughter he short putted the ball for but it is one of the many memories I fondly remember of Jerry. Lisa and Ian Lamp
Tom and Vanita Skinner left a message on August 3, 2021:
In memory of Jerome T. "Jerry" Kellogg, Tom and Vanita Skinner lit a candle
Rev. Timothy Biel Jr left a message on August 3, 2021:
Jerry was a gracious and kind part of the Haben Funeral Home team/family. I enjoyed his warmth and welcome each time I worked with him. I believe that his art was a mercy to thousands who said farewell to their dearly departed. I'm holding your family in prayer during this deep grief. Even in the sadness, may there be joy for the incredible person God shared with us for a lifetime. Rev Timothy Biel Jr. Pastor of Skokie: Central United Methodist Church
Tina Campanella left a message on August 2, 2021:
Eugenia, Chelsea & Courtney.. I just learned of this incredibly sad news and I’m so overwhelmed with sadness for your family. I know what a tight knit family you are and how much a leader of the pack your dad was. I’m sure you’re all devastated. From the times I saw Jerry he was just the best! What a loss for your family and so many. Please know I will keep you in my prayers. God always takes the best ones first. He’s definitely always going to be right by your side continuing to love you and watch over you. Sending many his and much love. Tina ❤️
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Angie Monacelli left a message on August 1, 2021:
Eugenia, I just found out this sad news yesterday, my deepest sympathies go out to you and your entire family, your beautiful daughters and grand babies, May Jerry rest in Gods eternal Peace and May God give you strength. God Bless all of you.. Angie
John and Jaynelle Then left a message on July 30, 2021:
In memory of Jerome T. "Jerry" Kellogg, John and Jaynelle Then lit a candle
Gary and Diane Maassen left a message on July 30, 2021:
Genie, we are so sorry to hear about your sudden loss. You are in our thoughts are prayers. I wish I could just reach out and hug you and your girls. I pray for God’s Grace and strength to help you and your family. Gary and Diane Maassen
Kate and Jim Sheridan left a message on July 29, 2021:
Eugenia and family,I’m so sad for all of you. Jerry took care of everything each time we needed him. He was so kind. I know he was a great dad,husband and grandpa. I can’t imagine how much he will be missed. You’re all in our thoughts and prayers.
Clare Haben Philipchuck left a message on July 29, 2021:
Jerry started working at the funeral home the day I was born. I have many fond memories of him at the FH as I grew up next door. He was always good for a wave and a smile out the flower door whenever you pulled up to the garage. Genie, Courtney, and Chelsea, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending lots of love and prayers your way.
Virginia and Frank Specchio left a message on July 29, 2021:
We are deeply sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time!
Bill Rannals left a message on July 28, 2021:
Dear family, my heart pours out ache for this tremendous loss. Distance and time had kept me from knowing my Cousin Jerry as well as I should have known him, but the reunion we had a couple months ago was a wonderful reminder of what family is all about. How grateful I am to have captured in that weekend exactly what he was like … and I enjoyed being around him so much! Love to you all always! Bill
Nancy Grace left a message on July 28, 2021:
My daughter Heather is engaged to Mike Hallagan. When I heard what occurred, I felt so bad. I did not know Jerry or his family but I did know Jerry was a wonderful person from Mike. My heart and mind are with all of the family. I reflected a lot about life and those we love the last few days. Rest In Peace Jerry and big hugs to his family.
Suzie Goetz left a message on July 28, 2021:
In memory of Jerome T. "Jerry" Kellogg, Suzie Goetz lit a candle
Steve Grabek left a message on July 28, 2021:
Eugenia - Sharon and I extend our deepest sympathies at Jerry’s sudden passing. His infectious good nature and love of his family are among his most enduring and endearing traits. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers during this unimaginably difficult time. May God bless you and grant you peace.
Charlee Broker left a message on July 28, 2021:
In memory of Jerome T. "Jerry" Kellogg, Charlee Broker lit a candle
Corey Johnston left a message on July 28, 2021:
My deepest condolences on the loss of Jerry. I worked with him as an apprentice and have many found memories. Jerry undoubtedly left a mark on the lives of many. May you all find comfort in the wonderful memories that you now cherish.
John ,Suzy Lobono left a message on July 28, 2021:
My deepest condolences to all the family and many friends. I'll miss Buckshot. I'm glad I was able to see him before this sadness. Rest in Heaven. You will be missed.
Kathleen Leen left a message on July 28, 2021:
Eugenia very sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Becky and Willie Acosta left a message on July 28, 2021:
Our deepest condolences to you and your family. What a beautiful video of Jerry and family. He truly will be missed. Becky and Willie Acosta
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Lata Khanna left a message on July 28, 2021:
Eugenia very sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts to go through this difficult period
The Ehorn’s left a message on July 28, 2021:
Prayers to all of the family
Steven Weyand Folkers left a message on July 28, 2021:
I am so very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. I worked with him for many decades with funerals at St. Lambert Church, and with arrangements for my parents. He was a good man and will be missed!
Michele Molstad left a message on July 28, 2021:
In memory of Jerome T. "Jerry" Kellogg, Michele Molstad lit a candle
Claudia Hessa left a message on July 28, 2021:
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. So sorry for your loss.
Mariann & Billy Millspaugh left a message on July 28, 2021:
Our hearts are heavy & broken. Our thoughts & prayers to the family. Until we meet again. RIP
Karen tuntland left a message on July 28, 2021:
Eugenia, so very sorry to hear of your sudden loss . My condolences to you and your family.
Cindy Digweed left a message on July 28, 2021:
My heart was filled with sorrow and my eyes filled with tears upon hearing the distressing news of Jerry’s passing💔😭 Please accept my deepest sympathy, prayers for comfort & peace and my love for all of you, always.♥️🙏🏻♥️🙏🏻♥️
Aunt Ruthi and Uncle John left a message on July 28, 2021:
In memory of Jerome T. "Jerry" Kellogg, Aunt Ruthi and Uncle John lit a candle
John Haben, Jr. left a message on July 28, 2021:
I am so saddened to hear about Jerry. I met Jerry 34 years ago, at 4 years old when he started working at the funeral home. I lived next door, so i saw him a lot. I remember him very fondly and appreciate everything he did for my family. Ms. Genie, Courtney and Chelsea, thank you for lending him to us.
Tim & Cass Reicher left a message on July 27, 2021:
This is the most beautiful tribute I have ever seen. Genie, Chelsea, Courtney and your whole family. Words can't express how sorry we are. We are so grateful to have gotten to know Jerry and will remember his humor and smile forever. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Jack & Sandy McCarty left a message on July 27, 2021:
It was a privilege to mentor and work with Jerry for those many years. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Genie, Courtney, Chelsea, Marlene and your whole family. May Jerry rest in peace. The McCarty Family; Jack & Sandy, Andy & Sharon, Bob & Dawn
Bill Hickok left a message on July 27, 2021:
Our condolences, and deepest sympathy. He will missed.
Tom West left a message on July 27, 2021:
Eugenia and family, I’m so sorry for your loss and sorry I can’t be there for you. I am thinking of you and pray that you will be comforted by each other and your friends.
Terri Villarreal left a message on July 27, 2021:
Genie & Family, Mingo and I are so very sorry for your loss. We have a lot of really fun memories of hanging with you, Buckshot and the girls at Excueses. Those were the days. Jerry was one of the good ones and you have all lost him way too soon. Words can't even begin to describe how deeply sorry we are for all of you. You are all in our thoughts and prayers, Terri & Mingo Villarreal
Tracy Long left a message on July 27, 2021:
My deepest condolences to Jerry's family. I had such a wonderful conversation just last week at the NHS reunion. I so enjoyed catching up with him - he was still the wonderful, friendly, entertaining guy I remembered. I am so saddened by his sudden loss. My heart and prayers are with you, his beloved family.
Cheryl Blizek left a message on July 27, 2021:
My deepest sympathies to you Eugenia and your family. Sending prayers and love, Cheryl Blizek
Bill Holevas left a message on July 27, 2021:
What a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. I will always remember the times we spent together at the ECC Invitational year after year sharing our memories of Sioux City Iowa. He will be so greatly missed, may God Bless you all during this most difficult time. My deepest condolences to your entire family.
Mrs Joan Crandall left a message on July 27, 2021:
Our deepest sympathy on your loss. The Crandall Family
John L Arata left a message on July 27, 2021:
My condolences to the entire family. May you rest in peace.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Michelle , Frances , Samantha , Megan Taylor left a message on July 27, 2021:
Our deepest condolences to your entire family. You all are in our thoughts & prayers.
Pat Burke left a message on July 27, 2021:
Our deepest sympathy Pat & Amy Burke
Robert Christensen left a message on July 27, 2021:
Sorry for your loss. Our prayer are with you and your family during this difficult time. Jerry will be greatly missed! AKA BB or Buckshot. RIP Jerry!
Todd Patterson left a message on July 27, 2021:
So sorry for your loss Eugenia, Courtney, and Chelsea. Jerry was such a great man.
Chuck Wasinger left a message on July 27, 2021:
Your Jerry was a special guy. I have such fond memories of him and I enjoyed being with him. I will miss him dearly. God bless you all and may He grant you continued strength and grant you peace . Your faith and family love will guide you.
Nathan & Denise Szubert left a message on July 27, 2021:
Our deepest condolences to the entire family. All of our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Kate Johnson left a message on July 27, 2021:
Jerry’s exceptional friendliness and his smiles will be missed by all who were Fortunate enough to experience his attention. My sympathies to his loving Family. May his memories bring strength to his loved ones. With Sorrow, Kate Johnson
Mark and Colleen Beaver left a message on July 27, 2021:
We are praying for all of you!! 💙🙏
Janette Iskra left a message on July 27, 2021:
Genie and all the Kellog family I am so so sorry for your loss ,Jerry was lots off fun always , he was good man he will be missed by all . He is now in the haven , rest in the peace Jerry.
Nancy Go left a message on July 27, 2021:
Eugenia and Chelsea, So sad to hear about your sudden loss. My deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family in your time of sorrow.
Tim and Mary Schaefer left a message on July 27, 2021:
Oh my goodness. We are so terribly saddened to hear of the passing of Jerry. He was always the life of the NYE party!! He will be missed;( If we can help in any way, please let us know, Again, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Tim and Mary Schaefer
Karen Mnichowicz left a message on July 27, 2021:
Eugenia and family, there are no words to understand what you are going through. Keeping you all in my prayers. A special angel is watching over you. God bless
Kim and Tom Lawrenz left a message on July 26, 2021:
Dear Genie and family We are so sorry for your loss. Jerry was an amazing man. He was so kind and always included people to the group. You are all in our prayers.
Ed Arnieri left a message on July 26, 2021:
A great gentleman and friend. He will be missed by all.
Diane Doyle left a message on July 26, 2021:
Dear Eugenia, Chelsea and Courtney, My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. I know the loss you are feeling and can truly sympathize. I know this was a "shock" but time will heal the awful feelings you are currently dealing with. May God's comfort give you peace. Love, Diane
Steve Church left a message on July 26, 2021:
Sorry for your loss
Anita Catania left a message on July 26, 2021:
May you Rest In Peace
Susan Stachulski left a message on July 26, 2021:
Eugenia, I am so saddened and shocked to hear about Jerry. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family. My God keep you all in the palm of his hands.
Larry 'Lars' Norem left a message on July 26, 2021:
To the entire Kellogg family, my sincere thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Bette Tupy left a message on July 26, 2021:
Eugenia, I am shocked and terribly saddened by your sudden loss! I pray your faith, memories, and family will be a comfort to you! Love, Bette
Victoria Drugan left a message on July 26, 2021:
My heart is heavy for your loss. May the comfort of your wonderful family bring peace to this sudden time in need. Thinking and praying for your family. Victoria Drugan
The Betsworth Family left a message on July 26, 2021:
Our hearts go out to the entire Kellogg family. It was wonderful catching up with Jerry at our 40th year reunion. Thank you Jerry for the golf lesson when we played, and Mitchell will attempt to keep Dr. Kellogg honest when he fluffs in the rough. God Bless
Kevin and Judy Ronan left a message on July 26, 2021:
In memory of Jerome "Jerry" T. Kellogg, Kevin and Judy Ronan lit a candle
Manuel Gonzalez left a message on July 26, 2021:
To all the Kellog family my most heartfelt condolences to Genie,Chelsea,Courtney,all the spouses. and grandkids. May be be at Peace with the Lord by his side.
Ann Tagatz Cascella left a message on July 26, 2021:
Sending my thoughts and prayers to the family !
Denise Watson and Ed Hagen left a message on July 26, 2021:
Ed and I are so saddened to hear of the loss of Jerry. We were fortunate to be able to share an extended conversation with both Jeff and Jerry last Saturday night at our reunion. It was great to catch up and hear about the grandkids and golf ing adventures. Our condolences to Genie, the girls and families. He will be missed.
Sherry Welte left a message on July 26, 2021:
In memory of Jerome "Jerry" T. Kellogg, Sherry Welte lit a candle
Sherry Welte left a message on July 26, 2021:
To the family of Jerry our deepest sympathies and prayers are with all of you at this tragic and difficult time. We feel so fortunate that we got to spend the day with Jerry last Saturday at our 40th class reunion. Lots of laughs and many funny memories. He will most differently be missed by many. Never will forget that laugh and smile❤️🙏🏻🙏🏻 Sherry (Johnson) Welte & Rick
Jennifer Ko left a message on July 26, 2021:
My deepest condolences on your loss. He was much too young. Hugs and sympathy to his whole family, especially Eugenia and Chelsea. I am so sorry.
Barb Istas left a message on July 26, 2021:
In memory of Jerome "Jerry" T. Kellogg, Barb Istas lit a candle
Barb Istas left a message on July 26, 2021:
To all the Kellogg family: Jerry was a great guy, loved by so many. I'm sending prayers and love from Minnesota. Will hold you in my thoughts as you say goodbye and celebrate the life of your beloved husband, son, father, brother, grandpa, uncle. I'm so very sorry.
Jim Dabler left a message on July 26, 2021:
Good friend, great guy. He will be missed very much. My condolence to you ‘his family’ and friends. Buckshot as we new him is in my prays and will always be with us. Dabs.
Jeff Klopstad left a message on July 26, 2021:
Genie, my prayers are with you and the entire family. I feel so fortunate to have been able to catch up with Jerry just a week ago. Peace be with you all.
marykay bissing left a message on July 26, 2021:
Our hearts hang heavy with yours. May God bless and hold you during this very sad time.
Bruce and Bobbie Johnson left a message on July 26, 2021:
Our hearts a breaking for all of you we have wonderful memories with Jerry sending hugs and prayers to your whole family
Tony Olifer left a message on July 26, 2021:
Genie, Courtney, Chelsea, grand babies and entire family. Deeply sorry for your loss. Just remember that if you keep memories close Jerry lives on.
Dave and Becky Edmundson left a message on July 26, 2021:
Eugenia and family, We are so sorry for the loss of Jerry. It was so shocking news and our hearts are broken. We are sorry that we will not make the services on Wednesday due to us being out of state. We are praying and sending our thoughts during this difficult time. Our reunion in May will be cherished forever! God bless you, Love Becky and Dave Edmundson
Jerry Boudreau left a message on July 26, 2021:
Eugenia & family, I am heartbroken about your sudden loss; Jerry will be deeply missed. I pray his kind hearted personality and spirit watch over you and the family during these most challenging times. Heartfelt prayers, Jerry Boudreau
Dean Giavaras left a message on July 26, 2021:
So sorry to hear this sudden and devastating news. Our Thoughts and Prayers and Strength your way.
David Young left a message on July 26, 2021:
Eugenia and Chelsea I’m so very sad for your loss. I will pray for you all and your family. Please let me know if I can do anything for you all. David Young
Jeffrey Kellogg left a message on July 26, 2021:
miss you BRO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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