|Birth: ||Jul. 30, 1917|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2013|
From: Dunn Funeral Home
Jean Marie Nusbaum
July 30, 1917 - January 5, 2013
Jean Marie (Canterbury) Nusbaum, 95, formerly of Luna Pier, MI. died January 5, 2013 at Bowling Green Manor. She was born on July 30, 1917 to the late Arnal F. (died 1976) and Lulu Mae (Burns) Canterbury (died 1929) in Bowling Green, OH. Jean married Leo J. Nusbaum on June 3, 1951 and he preceded her in death in 1986.
Jean attended Bowling Green High School, Bowling Green Normal College and graduated with her Master's degree from the University of Toledo. She began her teaching career in 1937 in Bradner, OH. She taught at the elementary level in the Lemoyne, Wynn, Shoreland and Hopewell schools during her 37 year career. She was an avid reader and gardener and enjoyed playing euchre and bunco. She was a member of Portage Christ United Methodist Church as well as the Portage American Legion Auxiliary.
Jean is survived by three brothers: Harold Canterbury of Adams, MN; James (Carol) Canterbury and Richard (Linda) Canterbury of Portage, two sisters: Eileen (James) Avery of BG, and Helen (Gerald) Bowen of Portage, and numerous nieces and nephews. Also preceding her in death were her step-mother: Emily Canterbury, brothers: Earl Canterbury of Portage, Arnal Canterbury, Jr. of Harmony, MN, sister: Mary Beverly of Toledo and her beloved canines: Duke, Shad, Chief and Missy.
Private family burial is Tuesday at Union Hill Cemetery with Pastor Bruce McDaniel, officiating with a memorial service to follow at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home, 408 West Wooster Street located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster Street.
Contributions in her memory may be given to Portage Christ United Methodist Church, the Salvation Army or charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.dunnfuneralhome.com
Arnal Floyd Canterbury (1891 - 1977)
Lulu Mae Burns Canterbury (1895 - 1929)
Leo J Nusbaum (1907 - 1986)
Union Hill Cemetery
Created by: Kurt Johnson
Record added: Jan 07, 2013
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