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Jean Biddle
Sept. 25, 1937 - June 23, 2013
Resident of Sunnyvale
Jean Bolton Biddle was born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Col. Frank G. and Margaret Bolton. At age 10, she welcomed her brother Bud into the family. Jeannie moved to Pacific Grove in the 1950's and attended Pacific Grove High School graduating in 1955. She attended Monterey Community College and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in elementary education from University of California at Santa Barbara in 1959. She taught for one year in Japan and then returned to California and began her long career as an elementary teacher in the Milpitas Unified School District. Jeannie moved to Sunnyvale in 1970 and resided there until her death in June. Jeannie was also a painter and an accomplished gourd artist. She was an active member of her Sunnyvale neighborhood association, SNAIL and received the Distinguished Citizen Award from the City of Sunnyvale in 2009 for her work with SNAIL. Jeannie is survived by her step-mother, Helen Bolton, sister-in-law, Susan Bolton, her step-daughters, Debbie Ybarra and Karen Biddle and friends too numerous to count. Donations in Jeannie's memory can be made to the . A celebration of Jeannie's life will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church located at 3151 Union Ave, San Jose on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Oct. 4, 2013
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