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Jean L. Elston

August 11, 1948 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 71)

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Obituary

Jean Louise Elston, age 71, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 30th, 2020, surrounded by loved ones. Jean was passionate in life about traveling the country with her husband Jim of 54 years on their Harley Davidson motorcycle, writing stories about their many adventures, and most of all, her family. It was Jean’s life mission to ensure those around her were always filled with happiness, love, and food. Jean’s kitchen table is known as the place to meet for fresh coffee, great laughs, and stories about family. Jeanie drew people to her with her warmth, kindness, and understanding. She will be missed greatly by all her knew her, but it is without a doubt she is overjoyed to return home to all her loved ones who have been waiting in Heaven for her. Jean is preceded in death by her parents Edward and Alta Myers, and siblings Sally (Larry) Stutzman, Barbara (Roger) Thompson, Charles (Debbie) Myers, and Trent (Kate) Myers. She is survived by her life-long sweetheart Jim Elston, sisters Mary Moore, Betty (Roger) Eggleston and Cindy (Gary) Whitcomb, brothers John (Jane) Myers, Bill (Nanci) Myers, and Richard (Barb) Myers, her sons Richard (Kim) Elston and Devon (Barb) Elston, her grandchildren Paul (Andrea) McCoy, Shelby, Taylor, Rachel, and Michael Elston, and her greatgrandchildren Pauly, Ryder, and Levi McCoy.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 2, 2020, at Bartholomew Funeral Home, from noon until 4:00 PM.  A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 3rd, at 11:00 AM at Bartholomew Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
February 2, 2020

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bartholomew Funeral Home
102 E. Monroe St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Funeral Service
Monday
February 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Bartholomew Funeral Home
102 E. Monroe St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383

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