E. Jean Mayer, 78, 1911 Vermont Ave., died Sunday, April 15, 2001, at St. Michael’s Hospital while under the care of Hospice of Portage County.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Graham West officiating. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park in the town of Grand Rapids in Wood County.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Boston Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. Thursday at the church until the services. There will be an Eastern Star Ritual at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are established in her name for St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and Hospice of Portage County.
Mrs. Mayer was born Feb. 5, 1923, in Deep River, Iowa, a daughter of the late Joseph and Wilma (Connell) Minnick. She moved with her family to Hector, Minn., where she grew up and graduated from high school.
She was marred to Allen E. Mayer on Dec. 3, 1943, in Appleton, Minn. He died April 27, 1994. They lived in Enderlin, N.D. for 12 years before moving to Stevens Point in 1961.
She was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, a member and Past Worthy Matron of Arbutus Chapter 52, Order of the Eastern Star and a member and Past Worthy High Priestess of the White Shrine of Jerusalem.
Survivors include three daughters, Judy Breister, Wrightstown, Leslie (Robert) Dalum, Stevens Point, and Pamela Mayer, Abrams; one sister, Irma Scott, Lakeville, Minn.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Leonard Minnick.