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Jeannie Marlene Stone

September 19, 1948 - August 14, 2021
From: Dickens, IA
Jeannie Marlene Stone

Jeannie Marlene Stone

Born: September 19, 1948
Died: August 14, 2021
Age: 72

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Jeannie Marlene Stone, the daughter of Charles and Dorothy (Strohman) Myers, was born on September 19, 1948, in Emmetsburg, Iowa, where she was raised and received her early education.

After high school, she worked as a waitress at Rexall Drug, the North Y and Country Kitchen in Spencer.  In 1983, she started working in the medical field as a CNA at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. She became one of the most beloved CNA’s by her patients and coworkers, and after 34 dedicated years, she retired in 2016.  Following retirement, she enjoyed spending time at home tending to her flower garden.  She also enjoyed cooking and baking for her grandchildren.

Jeannie not only worked hard, she played hard in her mid 30’s. She played 2nd base on the Dickens Chickens softball team for several years.

She passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Avera McKennan Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 72. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Bill and Chuck Myers.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Scott Stone of Dickens, IA, Curt Stone (Brenda) of Ruthven, IA, and Wendy Peters (David) of Hartley, IA; grandchildren: Zachary Stone of Spencer, IA, Samantha Stone (Kodi Ferguson) of Dickens, IA, and their mother, Tammi Widener, Nathan Peters (Brooke) of Hartley, IA, and Mitchell Peters of Hartley, IA; great-grandson, Kaleb Ferguson; sister, Paulette Wilcox (Terry) of Arnolds Park, IA; her special friend of 65 years, Barb Culver of Des Moines, IA; stepsisters: Marilyn Ruehle (Dave) of Ruthven, IA, Gloria Allen of Vancouver, WA, Verla Grishman (Rich) of Mason City, IA, and Audrey Day (Steve) of Aurora, CO; stepbrothers: Cliff Nissen (Brenda) of Spencer, IA, Todd Nissen (Jane) of Sioux Rapids, IA, Allen Nissen (Pam) of Milford, IA, Terry Nissen (Deb) of Spencer, IA, Arlyn Nissen (Tracy) of LeMars, IA, Erv Nissen (Becky) of Kansas City, MO, and Gerald Nissen (Sharon) of Southport, FL; sister-in-law, Lisa Meyer of Everly, IA; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services will be 10:00A.M., Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Rev. Christopher Nitzel
Honorary Bearers
Zachary Stone
Samantha Stone
Nathan Peters
Mitchell Peters
Kaleb Ferguson
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
"Wind Beneath My Wings"
"Dancing In The Sky"
"How Great Thou Art"
"Abide With Me"
Private burial at a later date.


Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 1:23 PM
“I was saddened to hear of Jeanie's passing. She was such a delightful woman and I always enjoyed witnessing her amazing kindness to the residents of St. Luke Nursing Home. She will be greatly missed.”
- Susan Christensen
Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 11:57 AM
“I was so sad to hear about Jeannie. She was such a beautiful person inside and out! I always enjoyed working with her. She will be missed by all that new her.
Rest in peace Jeannie!”
- Diana Zellaha
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM
“Cliff and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss! ”
- Kris Illg
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 7:32 AM
“So sorry to hear of Jeannie's passing. I worked with her at St Lukes and she was truly beloved by residents and coworkers. I always enjoyed running into her at Walmart and catching up. She will be missed by anyone that knew her. RIP Jeannie.”
- Tammy Gillis
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 7:32 AM
“So sorry to hear about Genie she was a super nice lady. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.”
- Bruce Stone
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 6:36 PM
“My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. I worked with Jeannie at St. Luke's during the good ol days. We had fun and remember her laugh. May Gid comfort you all. ”
- Nancy Ketcham
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 5:49 PM
“Condolences to the family of Jeannie. We are so sorry for your loss.”
- Laurie and Delbert Sanderson
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 5:49 PM
“My deepest sympathies to all of you, family and all that loved her.
God Bless”
- Rhonda Olson
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 3:29 PM
“Wendy, Scott and Curt-We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May peace surround your family at this time.”
- Jaden and Tracey Erb
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 12:22 PM
“Dear Wendy,
I am sorry for your loss. I worked with your mom and Aunt Paulette, at St Lukes. Your mom took such great care of her residents. I pray that many great memories will sustain you in the days ahead. During this time of sorrow, may you always be aware of the Lord's abiding love. Mary Galik RN”
- Mary Galik
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 7:39 AM
“My deepest sympathy to you all. I worked with Jennie. ”
- Val
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 7:39 AM
“Wendy, I am sorry to hear the passing of your mom. Praying for peace and comfort for your family.”
- Heather Kladstrup Buck
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 7:39 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss...we went to school together and she was a great friend. ”
- Zelda Hagedorn
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 7:39 AM
“Such heartbreaking news about Jeannie. She was one terrific gal. We shared a lot of laughs while working together for many years at St Luke's. She was a pleasure to spend time with and I will sure miss her. My deepest sympathy to her family.”
- Julie Brehmer
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 7:39 AM
“Wendy and family....I never got the privilege to meet your Mom but I could see the resemblance with you and your Mom. My sympathy to you and your family ”
- Darla Strait
Monday, August 16, 2021 at 12:48 PM
“So sorry for your loss. Jeannie was a wonderful person.”
- Doug and Sharon Stone
Monday, August 16, 2021 at 10:04 AM
“Scott, Curt and Wendy, Im so sorry to hear about your Mom passing. My prayers are with you all.”
- Tricia Norgaard
Monday, August 16, 2021 at 8:39 AM
“so sad to hear this, we had many cups of coffee an laughs when Kory and I lived in Dickens.”
- Nancy Newgard
Monday, August 16, 2021 at 7:36 AM
“Jeannie Family: May GOD wrap his arms around you at this most difficult time GOD BLESS”
- Dee Jackson
Monday, August 16, 2021 at 7:36 AM
Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 12:46 PM
“To the family of Jeannie. She's up in Heaven with Jesus looking down on us. Thank you Jeannie for being a great friend. You will be truly missed.”
- Shirley and Denny Johanson
Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 12:45 PM
“So sorry for your loss Wendy. She was a sweetie!”
- Teresa Frerichs
Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 1:44 PM
“So sorry for the loss Jeannie was such a sweet person I worked with her several years enjoyed seeing her every time I run into her”
- Shirley Dykshoorn
Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 11:58 AM
“So sorry for your loss. ”
- Margaret Molitor
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