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Jean Gensley, wife of Ray Gensley passed away May 8, 2007, after a battle with cancer.

Jean was born October 17, 1935 to Louis and Alice Aiken Michalek in Victor, Iowa. She graduated from St. Johns High School. She was united in marriage to Ray Gensley August 21, 1954.

Jean's life was devoted to her family who include: daughter Amy (Steve) Huedepohl, grandson Jason Weisskopf (deceased) (Marcie DeSmet), great-grandson Drew Weisskopf-DeSmet, grandson Justin (Ellyssa) Setala, great granddaughter Alayna; daughter Angela Faas, grandson Michael (Gena), daughter Chris (Larry) Sieberg, grandson Tony, granddaughter Trisha, grandson David; daughter Sue (Tim) Gorsh, grandsons Matt (Suzy) Hoover, Timmy (Jodi) Hoover, granddaughter Stephanie Hoover; daughter Maria (Kevin) Hawkins, grandson Terry (Karen), granddaughter Lacey, grandson Wyatt; son Chuck (Carolyn) Gensley, grandson Travis, granddaughter Jenny; daughter Juanita (Nimer) Bader, grandsons Laith and Yuseph; son Paul (Linda) Gensley, grandsons Sammy and Alex; daughter Janet (Dave) King, grandson Clayton, granddaughter Rachel, grandson Benny; and daughter Jodi Gensley.

She is also survived by sisters Donna Birdzell, Marge (Jim) McGory, Mary (John) Graff, Kay (Bruce) Reynolds; sisters-in-law Shirley (Dale) Noyes, and Barb Gensley.

Some of Jean and Ray's interests were traveling together, camping, dancing, bicycling, and attending her grandchildren's activities.

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