“This is the day the Lord has made and I will rejoice and be glad in it.”
Jean Ann (Mischung) Wissner of Sebewaing, age 87, passed away on March 7, 2020, surrounded by her daughters. She happily went to be with her Lord and Savior and to join her husband, Glen (Goose) O. Wissner in heaven.
Jean A. Mischung was born on January 30, 1933, in Sebewaing, to Andrew and Mary (Meissner) Mischung. She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran School. Jean graduated from Sebewaing High School in 1951. After graduation, she was employed by the Michigan Milk Producers.
On August 7, 1954, Jean married Glen O. Wissner. The marriage produced three daughters, who survive her. Her husband passed away on July 5, 2016.
Jean was employed by the Unionville Sebewaing Area School District for 33 years. She started out as a volunteer for the kindergarten class held at Ridge School and ultimately retired as secretary to the Junior High Principal.
Jean enjoyed being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an avid USA Sports fan. She was a life-time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and was involved in the Adult Choir, the Mary Martha Guild, Lutheran Womens’ Missionary League and the OWLS (Older Wiser Lutherans). She took great joy and comfort in her faith.
Jean also was involved in bowling and bridge club. She enjoyed being with her family, especially the annual Christmas shopping trip with her daughters and granddaughters. She and Glen enjoyed going on bus trips with their friends.
Jean is survived by her daughters: Pamela (Paul) Geiger, Wendy Wissner (Webster) Tally and Jodie (Michael) Bolzman; her grandchildren: Tracy (Marty Weiler) Geiger, Marc (Anne McDonald) Geiger, Kristin (Nicholas) McCreedy, Ashley Nicole Wright, Angela (Craig) Vermeersch, Jennifer (Eric) Gardy and Jordan (Amanda) Bolzman; great-grandchildren: Jayda Geiger, Josie Geiger, Stella and Cora McCreedy, Reid and Myles Vermeersch, Ava and Chase Gardy and Harper Jean Bolzman; her sister, Shirley (James) Wurst; brother-in-law, Vern Winter; sisters-in-law: Nina Alexander, Patty Sontag, Alice Wissner and Patricia Wissner; aunt, Elsie Mischung; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Glen; her parents, Andrew and Mary Mischung; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Fred and Myrtle Wissner, various aunts, uncles, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Juengel & Mellendorf Funeral Home in Sebewaing on Thursday, March 12, 2020, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The funeral will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sebewaing, Friday, March 13, 2020. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Pastor Michael Boyer will be officiating. Burial will be private at the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.
The family of Jean would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Medallion Village and New Hope Bay for their thoughtful and compassionate care.
“May I have your attention please. May I have your attention.”