Jean E. Vernooy

May 25, 1937 ‒ August 10, 2020

Howard, Ohio

Jean E. VerNooy, age 83, of Howard passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020 at the Country Court Nursing Home.

She was born on May 25, 1937 in Akron, Ohio to the late Ivan and Grace (Fithian) Alspach.  Jean earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and her master’s degree from Case Western Reserve.  She was a E.S.L. teacher at Park Hill School District in Kansas City, Missouri and also at Crossville City Schools in Crossville, Tennessee.  Jean was a member of the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church in Tennessee.  She enjoyed golfing, playing bridge and crossword puzzles.  But most of all, Jean loved the time she spent with her family.

She is survived by her daughter Jennifer (Jim) Lovra; her son Scott VerNooy; her granddaughter August VerNooy; and her former daughter-in-law Libby Mertz.

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband John VerNooy and her sister Phyllis Smith.

In keeping with Jean’s wishes there will be no calling hours.  The family will observe a private service.

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