Mary J. Jean, age 58, of Mankato, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at her home.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 13 at 11:00 a.m. at Northview-North Mankato Mortuary. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Northview and will continue one hour prior to the service.
Mary was born on February 18, 1959 in Albert Lea to George and Fern (Nelson) Hendrickson. She graduated from Albert Lea High School and Mankato State University. On August 6, 1983, Mary was united in marriage to Tom Jean in Albert Lea. She was an elementary teacher in the Nicollet Public Schools from 1986 until retiring in 2016. After retirement, Mary was a substitute in the schools. Mary was a member of the Delta Zeta service sorority for 17 years and was on a bowling league. She enjoyed vacations with friends and family.
Mary is survived by her husband, Tom; sons, Eric (Tracey) Jean and Brian Jean; grandchildren, Morgan and Kara; siblings, Susan (Lowell) Syverson, James (Mary) Hendrickson, Andrew (Kim) Hendrickson, Peter (Diane) Moore, and John (Jenny) Edwin; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Published on January 9, 2018