Jean Stelter, 90, Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown, after a stroke.
Jean Lois Campbell was born on May 8, 1919, in Lisbon, N.D., the daughter of Robert and Laura (Kruger) Campbell. She graduated from Lisbon High School in 1938. She attended Trinity Hospital School of Nursing, Jamestown, where she obtained an associate’s degree in nursing in 1941. She worked at Jamestown Hospital until 1944 when she became an ensign in the U.S. Navy, where she served until March 1946. She returned to Jamestown and continued to work at Jamestown Hospital. She married Earl Stelter on Jan. 3, 1947. She worked at the North Dakota State Hospital from 1963 until 1974. She began work at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center in 1976 and retired in 1980. She enjoyed flowers, birds, riding her scooter and going for walks.
She is survived by three daughters, Marie Stelter, Jamestown, Kathryn (James) Ekren, West Fargo, N.D., and Faye (John) Weir, Minneapolis; two sons, Robert (Donna), Glenwood, Minn., and Richard, Hawaii; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two sons, Donald and Ronald; three brothers; and a sister.
Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, with the Rev. David Thompson officiating.
Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.
Online guestbook: www.eddyfuneralhome.com
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