Jean L Lundberg

May 27, 1924 – Jan 13, 2019

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Jean L. Lundberg, age 94, passed away on January 13, 2019 in Seattle, WA. Jean was born May 27, 1924 in Franklin Township, Mower, Minnesota to Leo and Rena Tebay. She moved to Washington with her parents her senior year of high school in 1941. 

Jean married Otto Shimek February 23, 1944 and they had three boys; Robert (Bob), Gary and Richard. Otto passed away from a heart attack when the boys were young leaving Jean, a single mom who did everything she could to raise three boys by herself. 

In 1971 she married Bert Lundberg. Bert and Jean bowled on leagues, camped out at Lake Sawyer in summer time, took trips to Laughlin and Reno and spent time watching their grandchildren grow. January 2003 Bert passed away to Alzheimer’s.

 To Jean her family came first, she helped Richard raise his three children and then help her oldest granddaughter raise her twins. No matter what was going on Jean was always there for her family. She loved to get the family together for weekly dinners, hosted many many Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Easter dinners. 

Jean is preceded in death by her parents, brother, first husband Otto, second husband Bert and grandson Daniel She is survived by: Son Robert - wife Rita Grandson Mike - wife Andrea and their children Landon, Ryan and Jackson Granddaughter Lori - husband Trevor and their children Mia and Taylor Son Gary - wife Yvonne Granddaughter Barbra - husband Mike Grandson Brad - wife Heather and baby on the way Grandson Brian Son Richard Granddaughter Michelle - husband Mike and their children Kimmy, Matt and Ashley Grandson Jeff - wife Kim and child Nick Grandson David - wife Naomi Family will have a viewing on January 22, from 4-7 pm at Bonney-Watson then a grave site funeral on January 29, at Holyrood Catholic cemetery at 11 am “To know her once is to like her always”


Jill Tebay Turner
Lehi, UT
Jan 31, 2019

I'm sending my belayed condolences to everyone. Jean led a full and long life and was obviously beloved by her family. I only met Jean once when I was little. She was sister to my Father Duane Tebay.

Wishing you all the best.

Randy and Susan Langford
Federal Way, Wa
Jan 23, 2019

Just want the family to know we are sorry for your loss. She was a great lady. We have known her for a long time. May she rest in peace. If we can do anything please let us know .

Judy Becker-Culbreath
Baytown, TX
Jan 19, 2019

Bobby, Gary, Richard

My heartfelt condolences to you all!

Your Texas family loves you and thinks of you often.

Judy K

Lor Carlin
Lake Tapps, WA
Jan 18, 2019

Grandma Jean you will never be forgotten. Your memory will live on with each of us. You were and always will be the force of this family on earth and in heaven-Amen

Roy Selensky
Baytown , Texas
Jan 17, 2019

I’m going to miss Aunt Jean. She always welcomed me when I made the trip to Seattle to visit family

Diane Selensky
Highlands, Tx
Jan 17, 2019

Very sorry for your loss.

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