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Jeannette L. Blunt - 98

12/23/1919 - 10/2/2018

Clinton, IA

Jeannette L. Blunt, 98 of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Eagle Point Nursing Home.  According to her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and a private family graveside service will be held.  Memorials may be made in Jeannette’s name to the Clinton Humane Society.  Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.  

 

    

     Jeannette was born on December 23, 1919 in Maquoketa, IA, the daughter of Ferd and Loretta (Jordan) Carlsten.  She graduated from Maquoketa High School and the Paris Beauty School in Cedar Rapids.  She married Rodger Blunt on July 6, 1941 in Canton, MO.  Rodger passed away in 1998.  Jeannette was a beautician in Davenport and later was the secretary for her and her husband’s business, Blunt Business Equipment in Clinton.  She was a lifetime member of the Wa-Tan-Ye Club, she belonged to the Red Hat Society and started “Caps for Kids”.  Jeannette enjoyed playing bingo and crocheting.

 

     Jeannette is survived by her two daughters, Linda Fulton of Clinton and Sharon Craig of Rock Island, IL; five grandchildren, Amy (Mike) Kroll, Brian (Melissa) Fulton, Mike Clark, Jean (Dave) Roete and Julie Clark; four great grandchildren, Justin (Jennifer) Bousman, Amber (Randy) Hartnell, Kerri (Angelo) Petersen and Douglas “DJ” Fulton; six great-great grandchildren, Nicholas, Samuel, Ava, Mitchell, Madison and Thea.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother Russell and a sister Cleone. 

Graveside Service:

According to her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and a private family graveside service will be held.

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