About Sheryl

Sheryl Jedlinski, of Palatine, Ill., passed away March 12, 2022, at the age of 68, following a seven-year battle with cancer.

Sheryl bravely fought Parkinson’s Disease for 24 years, writing a popular book and blog about her journey. She traveled the country, coaching and inspiring others fighting the chronic and progressive illness.

We welcome donations in Sheryl’s memory to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, michaeljfox.org.

Listen to remembrances of Sheryl from family and friends
Larry & Tem Williams share memories of Sheryl at her Celebration of Life
Sheryl’s family and friends gathered in Nichols Hall at the Chicago Botanical Gardens
Enjoy a video montage of snapshots from Sheryl’s life


“You are the light in my life and now you are transformed into a spirit without the sufferings that you bore so bravely during life… You are the truest, kindest and yet most forceful person I have ever known.”

— Dr. Cindy Comella

“Sheryl was such an inspiration to everyone who knew her. She was charming, witty, courageous and deeply loved her family. She is missed.”

Pat & Ed Cahill

Contact Us

Jedlinski Family
610 W Kimball Ave
Palatine, IL 60067