Jean Hahn

Jean Hahn, 77, of Staples passed away February 24, 2017 at the Elders Home in New York Mills.

Funeral services were held March 3, at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples with Pastor Saul Stensvaag presiding.

Burial was at Wing River Union Cemetery, Wadena County.

Arrangements were with Schuller Family Funeral Homes, Wadena.

Jean was born to Reinhold “Ray” and Erna (Peterson) Wendt on January 22, 1940 in Pipestone. She graduated from Perham High School and went on to get her Licensed Practical Nursing degree in Crookston. Jean married Darold Lloyd Hahn on September 26, 1959. They lived on a farm north of Verndale.

Jean worked as a nurse at local hospitals and retired from Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples. Jean enjoyed gardening, sewing, crocheting, painting, arts and crafts and raising goats.

She is survived by three sons, Jeffrey D. (April) Hahn of Dent, David R. (Noreen) Hahn of Inver Grove Heights and Brent G. (Cheryl) Hahn of Verndale; one daughter, Debra J. Stingley of Wadena; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Karen (Jake) Beringer of Ellendale, ND and Linda (Fred) Harthen of Battle Lake.

Jean was preceded in death by her former husband; one son, Michael R. Hahn; parents; two brothers, Richard and Robert Wendt; one sister, Joyce and brother-in-law, Robert Collins.

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