Jean Crassweller, 89, died on July 22, 2014, just 3 days short of her 90th birthday. Jean was born on July 25, 1924 in Duluth to Mark and Edith Crassweller.
Jean graduated from Duluth Central HS in 1943. She also graduated from Duluth State Teachers College with an Elementary Education degree in 1948.
She taught at Chimayo, New Mexico at a Presbyterian Mission School. Jean completed her teaching career at Hermantown, in Special Education, 4th to 6th grade.
Jean was a lifelong member of Lakeside Presbyterian Church. Jean served as an ordained Deacon and Elder. Her activity in the church was never ending. She taught Junior High Sunday School as well as Vacation Bible School. She also was a member of the choir for several years.
The LPC Women appreciated all that Jean did serving on the Rachel Circle. Her mission work also included LPC Mission in Alaska. Jean continued mission work by being a member of the Mission Committee.
In her private time, Jean enjoyed being at her cabin on lsland Lake. She shared the beautiful area with others by hosting various groups such as her Circle and the Arrowhead Hiking Club in which she belonged. Jean was an avid member of AARP.
Lets not forget her love of dogs, including Sassy her golden retriever. Jean got this love from her parents and brother.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Richard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Lakeside Presbyterian Church.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014 in Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 4430 McCulloch St. Duluth.
Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home 218-727-3555