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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.
Visitation will be 10:30 until 11:30 am Friday, April 26, 2019 with a memorial service 11:30 am at the Bethel Church, 231 South Ave., Tallmadge. Interment will be immediately following at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Make memorial donations to Tallmadge United Methodist Church, Bethel Church or St. Judes Hospital.
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