Jeffrey DesJarlais

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Jeffrey Allan DesJarlais was born Aug. 16, 1962, in Menominee, to Alfred DesJarlais and Shirley (nee Bett) Barinotti. He passed away on July 10, 2014.

Jeff was proud of his family and all that he had done. He was a humble man with an open heart, easy smile, and never hesitated to put others before himself. He was man who enjoyed the outdoors and was actively involved in the Boy Scouts. Jeff loved to travel, cook, and entertain for family and friends.

For 29 years Jeff worked at Underwriters Laboratories, a job he truly enjoyed.

Beloved husband of Sharon (nee Angeliu); loving father of Nick and Amanda; fond brother of Diana (fiance’ Keith) DesJarlais, Scott (Lisa) Barinotti, DeWayne (Karen) DesJarlais, Dottie DesJarlais, and Julie DesJarlais. He was adored by his extended family, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister Jackie DesJarlais and by his parents.

Interment private at Iron Mountain Cemetery Park. A memorial fund has been set up to help support Jeff’s family.

Condolences can be made by going to or (847) 253-0168.