Winifred L. "Boots" (Babb) Fearno Epstein, 82, died Tuesday evening, October 2, 2012 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville.She was born June 15, 1930 in St. Louis, Mo to the late Theodore & Selma Grace (Ritter) Babb."Boots" was a lifelong resident of the St. Louis metropolitan area including Jerseyville.She is survived by three daughters and their spouses, Selma & Mike Luetkemeyer of Lee's Summit, Mo., Glenda & Robert Krueger of Jerseyville, Diane & Fred Moody of Jacksonville; a proud grandmother of seven and great grandmother of 18; and two sisters Betty Keeley of Fresno, Ca., and Hope Yurchuck of Lake St. Louis, Mo.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her spouses, Kenneth Fearno and Sidney Epstein."Boots" as she was known to family and friends, will be remembered for her beautiful smile, lust for life and endless laughter.No visitation or public services are scheduled, as a private family gathering will be held to celebrate her life.Memorials may be made to the Jersey Community Hospital in care of Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville who was in charge of the arrangements.
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