Stoughton- Jeannette G. Mabie, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Nazareth Health and Rehabilitation with her family by her side.
She was born in Eastman on December 7, 1922, the first of six children to George and Bessie (Stagman) Stluka. Jean graduated from Seneca High School. She moved to Beloit and worked for the phone company. Jean met her future husband while she was working at Fairbanks & Morse. On August 17 1946, Jean married Leslie Mabie. In 1957 they settled in Stoughton and enjoyed farming their land. Jean was a member for First Lutheran Church and was active in her church circle for over 40 years. She enjoyed volunteering for various organizations including Stoughton Hospital and Stoughton Jr. Fair where she entered several pie baking, crafting, and wood working projects.
She is survived by her husband, Les; two sons, Stanley and Rick (Laura) Mabie; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; siblings, Betty Ronde, Michael Stluka, Gloria (Bob) Van Elverdinghe, and Wayne (Jean) Stluka,; many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Bernita (Warren) Mathews; brother-in-law Gordon Ronde; sister-in-law Donna "Boots" Stluka.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, May 24 at 12:00 pm at Cress Funeral Home in Stoughton. Friends may greet the family from 11:00 AM until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff of Nazareth for their dedicated care.
Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589