Jean Hastings Genster

Born: December 21, 1938
Died: May 3, 2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service:
Begins at 2:30 pm

Jean Hastings Genster was born on December 21, 1938 in Milford, Delaware and passed away suddenly on May 3, 2014. Jean was preceded in death by her parents Matilda and Robert and by her daughter, Mary Beth Scherer.

Jean received her nursing degree from the University of Delaware and practiced nursing for many years before becoming a nursing instructor at Harper College in Palatine. She taught nursing there for 30 years and was loved by generations of students for her wisdom, kindness and sense of humor.

She leaves behind her daughter, Patricia and son, Robert as well as six much-loved grandchildren, Sierra Genster, Tyler and Annie Scherer and Makaya, Haley and Ian Genster. She will be greatly missed by other family members and by her many friends.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial donations to help offset the costs of Jean’s medical care.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

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