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Jean Caress Nunn


1930 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Jean Caress Nunn Obituary
Jean Caress Nunn
May 21, 1930 - April 3, 2014
Resident of Campbell
Jean Nunn passed away of natural causes surrounded by family on Thursday, April 3rd. She was well loved by her family and countless friends.
Jean was born in Union City, New Jersey to Henry Woodley Dudley Henkel and Josephine Jeanette Krieger on May 21, 1930. She had one sister, Ruth Siebert, and adopted brother Harold. Jean graduated from Butler High School in 1948. She served in the US Army as a cryptographer in Germany until 1952. After her service, she worked at Lockheed in Southern California where she met her husband Leond. They were married in 1958 and settled in San Jose to raise their four children. Jean later went back to school to fulfill her dream of becoming a RN. She worked for Kaiser Santa Clara's NICU for 25 years. Jean served an 18 month mission as a nurse for the missionaries serving in the CA San Jose Mission along with her sister-in law-Norrene. She also served a 2 year mission with Leond for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Washington DC Temple. She loved to read and cross-stitch.
Jean is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Leond Rex Nunn and survived by her 4 children, Jim (Linda) of San Jose, CA, Janet Steele of Reno, NV, Douglas (Jackie) of Newark, CA, and Judith Camarda O'Neel (George) of San Jose, CA; her sister Ruth Siebert, and two Sister-in-laws, Norrene (Bill) Holcomb and Linda (Bud) Bishop; She has 11 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren.
The viewing will be held on Tuesday, April 15th 2014 at 10am at the LDS chapel located at 1336 Cherry Avenue, San Jose, CA, 95125. The funeral service will follow at 11 am. Jean will be buried alongside her beloved husband Leond at Los Gatos Memorial Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Darling Fisher Mortuary, Chapel of the Hills, 615 N Santa Cruz Ave. Los Gatos CA 95030 by Monday 4/14.

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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Apr. 12, 2014
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