SAUNEMIN – Rita E. Jardine, 80, of Saunemin, IL died Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:39 p.m. at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL. Her funeral was held Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Pontiac, IL with Rev. David Sabel officiating. Burial: Sunnyslope Ceme-tery, Saunemin, IL. A visitation was held Monday from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac. Memorials in Rita’s name may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Rita was born February 22, 1940, a daughter of Muryl and Catherine (Beland) Sham-brook. She married Marvin D. Jardine in Roberts, IL. He preceded her in death on January 28, 1992. Survivors include four children: Jeffrey (Jackie) Jardine of Dwight, IL; James (Connie) Jardine of Pontiac, IL; Deborah (Dennis) Aberle of Chatsworth, IL; and Michelle (Vance) Miller of Saunemin, IL; 11 grandchildren: Sean and Joshua Jardine, James Jardine and Jennifer Rexroad, Renee Harris, Kristen Eighner and Matthew Aberle; Jakob, Elizabeth, Tiffany and Danielle Miller; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Dove of Jefferson City, MO. Rita was preceded in death by her parents and one great-grandchild. Rita was a secretary at the Livingston County Health Department for several years. She was a member of the Saunemin Women’s Club and St. Mary’s Church, Pontiac, IL. This obituary may be viewed and guestbook signed at