Jackelyn K. Trotter, 31, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 10:22 A.M. October 17, 2019 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born March 25, 1988 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to John W. and Debi (Dillon) Trotter.
In addition to her parents, Jackelyn is survived by her brothers, Matt Trotter and partner, Lacie Morgan of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Benjamin Trotter of Mount Vernon, Illinois; sister, Jesi Oswiecimka and husband, Mark of Baltimore, Maryland; nephews, Theodore and John Henry Oswiecimka; and grandma, Shirley Dillon of Pekin, Illinois
Jackelyn was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jack and Margaret Trotter; grandpa, John Dillon; grandma, Dorothy Malwick and husband, Art; and aunt, Mary Dillon.
Jackelyn loved animals, especially her dogs, Triton, Mac, and Ripley. She also enjoyed traveling and going to the beach. Jackelyn’s greatest joy was taking care of others and spending time with her family. Jackelyn’s colorful spirit will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her.
“I am at peace with my past. I am in love with my present. I am excited for my future.”
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Pocketful of Sunshine in Mount Vernon, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter.
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