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Jean Ann James
July 22, 1948 ~ August 8, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Dr. Jean Ann James, 75, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2023 while at Beacon Ridge.
The daughter of Richard and Bessie (Gray) Yahres, she was born July 22 1948 in Pittsburgh.
Jean was a member of the Grace Church and was involved in many activities within the church. She was a graduate of IUP where she received her Masters and Doctorate degrees
Jean taught kindergarten and first grade at Marion Center for twenty years and also taught nineteen years at UPJ.
Surviving is her husband, Eugene “Gene” James; a brother, Richard (Sharon) Yahres, Etna; a niece, Nicki Lombeva, Bakersfield, CA; and a brother-in-law, Harry “Jack” (Kathy) James, Ocean View, DE.
Preceding Jean in death were her parents.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John A Lefdahl Funeral Home. An additional hour of visitation will be held Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. with funeral service immediately following in the Lefdahl Chapel with Pastor Kathy Mihoerck , officiating.