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Alice Jean (Ries) Jensen

January 13, 1930 ~ March 6, 2019 (age 89)

Jean Jensen, 89, passed away peacefully March 6, 2019. She was born and resided in Akron all of her life.

Jean served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and retired from Akron Public Schools as a Librarian. She was a member of Tallmadge U.M. Church; she loved her family, music, art, stamp collecting and culture.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Helen Ries; brother, James Ries.

Jean is survived by her daughters: Kay (Don) Kerr, Karen Hall, Kim (Robin) Criscione, Karil (Ralph) Klayko; siblings: Van Shank; Ken (Shirley) Ries, (Barb Ries); 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11 am at Tallmadge United Methodist Church, 207 N. Munroe, Tallmadge, Ohio.

An additional service is planned for Friday, April 26 at 12:00 pm at Bethel Church of Tallmadge, 231 South Ave., Tallmadge with interment immediately following at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Make memorial donations to Tallmadge United Methodist Church, Bethel Church or St. Judes Hospital.

Donations may be made to:

Tallmadge United Methodist Church
207 N. Munore Rd., Tallmadge OH 44278

Bethel Church of Tallmadge
231 South Ave, Tallmadge OH 44278

St. Jude Children's Hospital
P.O. Box 50, Memphis TN 38101-0050

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