Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
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105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
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309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Jean Elizabeth Hewitson, 98 of Valparaiso, formerly of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 1, 2017.  She was born on November 2, 1918 to Frances and Maud (Duffin) Schrunk in Lynch, Nebraska.  Jean attended Nebraska Wesleyan University and taught in her early years before working several office jobs and ultimately becoming a homemaker for her family.  She was a member of the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church in Tennessee and of P.E.O.  Jean enjoyed gardening, baking, canning cherries grown from a tree in her own back yard, and being an active church volunteer.  Jean will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother, and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.  On October 9, 1939 Jean married Raymond Eugene Hewitson, who preceded her in death in 2002.  She is survived by their children: Stan (Karen) Hewitson of Shorewood, IL, Carol (Robert) Hipskind of Rock Hill, SC, Barb (Bud) Baker of Valparaiso; grandchildren: Tammy, Lauri, Becky, Bill, Mike, Jill, David, Steve, Kim, Susan; 15 great-grandchildren; and sisters: Mary Magnuson of Oregon, and Helen Anderson of Nebraska.  Jean was preceded in death by her parents and brother: Thomas Schrunk.
A memorial service will take place on Saturday, February 25 at 3:00 PM at Calvary Church, 1325 Evans Ave., Valparaiso.  Memorial contributions may be made to Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church, 231 Westchester Drive, Crossville, TN 38558.

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