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Jean Carol (Haines) Hulthen

Jean Carol (Haines) Hulthen, age 85, of Shelby, died Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the home of her son, Mark.

Jean was born November 17, 1926 in Greenwich, Ohio to the late Creston E. and Mildred (Miller) Haines. A graduate of Greenwich High School, Jean went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in education from Heidelberg College. She started teaching home economics in Tiffin Oh before teaching in a one room school house in rural Indiana while her husband finished school at Indiana Tech. She left teaching to stay home to raise her family. Once the boys were grown, she returned to teaching as a substitute. Jean was a very active volunteer for many things, including: Med Central Shelby Hospital Guild, Shelby Helpline Advisory Board, and was a Red Cross volunteer at blood drives. She was a member of the Shelby YMCA where she took aqua aerobics. Jean was also an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Shelby. She liked to sew, made the best pies and rolls, was an avid reader, enjoyed painting and art and relished walking with her sister, Beth.

Jean is survived by four sons: Mark (Ruth) Hulthen, of Stow, Michael (Lynn) Hulthen, of Medina, Martin (Amy) Hulthen, of Westerville, Matthew (Trina) Hulthen, of Copley; seven grandchildren: Tony Billman, Emily Hulthen, Kyle Hulthen, Alyssa Hulthen, Anne Hulthen, Laynee Hulthen, Temi Hulthen; a sister: Elizabeth Haines, of Shelby. She was preceded in death by her husband: Malcolm Richard Hulthen, in 1987; a sister: Christine Haines; a brother: Robert Haines.

Friends may call on Thursday, May 31, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral Services will be on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 11 am at the First United Methodist Church in Shelby with Rev. Tom Snyder officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmont Cemetery in Tiffin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Summa, 444 N. Main Street, Akron, Ohio 44310 or to the Shelby Hospital Guild.

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  1. Guest says:

    To The Family of:Jean
    :Your Name: :Dawn, Alex and Samantha Murray
    Your Condolence Message:We are so sorry to
    hear of the passing of Jean. She had been a wonderful neighbor and friend
    for several years, and the neighborhood will not be the same without her.
    May God bless your family and give you comfort during this time.
    To The Family of::Jean Halthen
    Your Name: :Sue Brown
    Your Condolence Message::Jean was always a ray of
    of sunshine whether at the Y waiting for the water exercise to start or
    seeing her at the hospital. She always had a smile on her face and something
    positive to say. Jean will will always have a special place in my heart and
    thoughts as one special lady who will be direly missed. God bless her
    To The Family of::Jean
    Your Name: :Eva Heckert
    Your Condolence Message::My most heart-felt condolences to
    Jeans family…I will always remember her kind spirit and smile as a
    volunteer at Shelby Hospital.
    To The Family of::Jean
    Your Name: :Dan and Lynn Johnson
    Our condolences are with the
    family. We lived
    beside Jean on Maxwell many years ago and enjoyed
    talking with her. She was a very nice lady.

    To The Family of::Jean Hulthen
    Your Name: :Jari Amburgey
    Your Condolence Message::To the family…I remember
    her walking past our house
    everyday with her dalmation…my boys used to wait at
    the door to see her go by. She would always stop for
    few to say hi. Your family will be in my thoughts and
    prayers. May God bless you in the days ahead.

    To The Family of::Jean Hulthen
    Your Name: :Rene and Marilyn Merasyan
    Your Condolence Message::We’re very
    sorry to hear of Jean’s death. I have not seen here in years, but I’m still
    her cousin. I’m sorry I cannot be there for the service, but we live in
    Florida now.
    With sorrow,
    Marilyn (Miller) Merasyan

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