JEAN ELLINGSON GRAHAM MAYHEWJean Ellingson Graham Mayhew, 89, passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, on April 9, 2013 due to an extended Illness.
Jean Ellingson Graham Mayhew, 89, passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, on April 9, 2013 due to an extended Illness.
She was born in Lamberton, Minn., to Okie and Hilda (Ellingson) Graham.
After graduating from high school in Lamberton, Jean moved to Minneapolis for work, eventually married Edward Mayhew and had three children. In 1970 Jean and her children relocated to Big Sand Lake near Siren, Wis., where she resided for many years. After raising her children, Jean, returned to the workforce until retiring from her last employer, The Douglas County Commission on Aging of Superior, Wis. Jean returned to Siren until health issues required her to move back to Superior and resided at the Harmony House near her daughter.
Jean enjoyed bowling, fishing, playing cards, and watching her beloved Minnesota Twins. But there was nothing she enjoyed more than her family and friends.
Jean is preceded in death by her youngest daughter Sheila Marie Mayhew.
She is survived by her son Robert Darnall (Lou Ann) Mayhew of St. Peter, Minn., and daughter Debra Jean Mayhew of Superior, Wis.
Jean's family expresses their gratitude for the tender love and care that was provided to their mom during her stay at Harmony House.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013 with visitation 10 a.m. until the service in Swedberg-Taylor Family Funeral Home, Siren Chapel. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com. Local arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Family Funeral Home, Siren, Wis.
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