Age 91, passed away September 6, 2017. She was born September 5, 1926, in Isabella County, to Claude and Nina Sellers. She was a 1943 graduate of Lansing Eastern High School, and was employed in the Education Department at MSU for 24 years. She was a member and volunteer at Plymouth Congregational Church, also was a surgical waiting room volunteer at Ingham Medical, and was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd in 1998, and by several siblings. Surviving are: son, Scott (Deirdre) Bennett of Vermontville; daughters, Marcia Stahl of Lansing and Connie (John) DeMarco of Lansing; 5 grandchildren, Julie (Jeff) Starn of Grand Rapids, Kevin Stahl of Dallas, TX, David (Kristin) Stahl of Greer, SC, Hailey and Ryan Bennett of Vermontville; 6 great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Emily Starn, Isabelle, Lillian, Alex and Fiona Stahl; several nieces and nephews; and family friend, Jan Denby.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing, with interment in Evergreen Cemetery. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 – 5 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice, Great Lakes Christian Home, or the Mother Teresa House in memory of Jean Bennett.
Our mother, Jean, was a very special person and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.