Jean passed away at her home in Lincoln, CA on Nov. 6, 2013 surrounded by family. Born Oct. 10, 1936, Jean graduated Star of the Sea High School SF in 1954, and started work at the Sailors' Union of the Pacific, where she retired in 1995 after 41 yrs. Jean married Wm Mathews of Oakland in 1958 and settled in the East Bay. Jeanie never met a person she didn't like. She loved to walk, spend time with family and friends, and the company of her dog Andre. Jeanie was a loving wife, sister, and aunt. Preceded in death by her mother Jane B. Lechner. She is survived by her husband of 55 years Wm Mathews, sisters Shirley Beattie (Bill Simmons) and Bernadette McAllister (Douglas), brothers-in-law Jon Krieg (Donna) and Douglas Dutra (Marilyn, deceased), and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Crippen & Flynn Carlmont Chapel in Belmont. Visitation: Fri., Nov. 15, 6-8 pm; Funeral Services: Sat., Nov. 16, 12 pm, interment immediately following at Skylawn Memorial Park.Donations to the
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Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Nov. 10, 2013