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Jean E. Curtis

Jean E. Curtis, age 88, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at The Oaks at Northpointe Woods.  She was born August 9, 1925 in Battle Creek, Michigan, the daughter of John and Mary (Falvey) Abbott.  She graduated from Battle Creek Central High School in 1942.  Jean was a former member of The First Congregational Church, where she taught Sunday school for 25 years, and belonged to The Rose Standish Circle, a group that was together for 46 years.

On October 6, 1946 she married Kenneth Curtis and they were married 51 years before his death in 1997.  Jean worked at Michigan Bell Telephone Company and Clark Equipment, but her true career was that of a homemaker.  She loved to cook, bake, garden, read, sew and make quilts.

Surviving are three children, Gary Curtis, Gail Snyder and Greg Curtis (Sandy); grandchildren Shelley Curtis, Jeff Curtis, Julie Peasel, Michael Snyder, and Lauren Culver; seven great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law Dorothy Gregory and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her sisters Eleanor Goble and Fayne Bleakley.

A private service was held.  Memorial contributions may be given to The .  Arrangements by the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home.  http://www.henryfuneralhome.org/.

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Mar. 4, 2014
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