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Jean Griffith Tennant Spicer
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1920
Duluth
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 2000
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Jean Tennant
Age: 9
Estimated birth year: 1921
Birthplace: Minnesota
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1930: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mothers' birthplace: Minnesota
Occupation: none
Siblings living at home: Elizabeth (age 13) and Robert H (11/12)
Census place: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: 1126; Page: ; Enumeration District: 43; Image: 231.0
Date: 3 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Jean Tennant
Age: 19
Estimated birth year: 1921
Birthplace: Pennsylvania [sic]
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1940: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 221 23rd Avenue East
Marital status: single
Highest grade of school completed: high school 4 years
Living on farm: no
City of residence in 1935: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Resident on farm in 1935: no
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Betty (age 23) and Robert (11)
Census place: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1972; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 88-35
Date: 5 Apr 1940

Obituary from the "Duluth News-Tribune" of Duluth, Minnesota dated 24 Nov 2000:
Jean Tennant Spicer, 80, of Duluth died Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, in Tucson, Ariz.
She was a lifelong Duluth resident and a winter resident of Green Valley, Ariz., for the past 13 years. She married Richard G. Spicer in 1943, and they were blessed with 52 years of marriage.
She served on the St. Luke's Hospital Board of Directors for 10 years and was an honorary member of St. Luke's Volunteer Guild, having served as president for two years and volunteered for 25 years. Her community involvements also included Girl Scouts, Campfire Girls, Altar Guild at St. Edward's Episcopal Church, St. Luke's Hospice, Junior League and Duluth Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert H. and Helen Tennant; a dear sister, Betty Rhode; and her loving husband, Richard G. Spicer.
Jean is survived by daughters Lynn Spicer and her partner Vern Tucker, of Watertown, Wis., and Sara Spicer and her partner, Joseph Smith, of Tucson; a son, David Spicer; daughter-in-law Marti; and grandchildren Chris and Casey, all of Seattle; a brother, Robert Tennant, of Surprise, Ariz.; brother-in-law Robert Rhode of Duluth; sister-in-law Barbara McGregor of Washington D.C.; and many nephews, nieces and close friends.
Mom Spicer was much loved by her family. In her later years, her strong will to live fully was an inspiration to all. She is now at peace with her beloved husband, Richard.
Service: Thursday, December 28, in St. Edward's Episcopal Church, 4401 Glenwood St., Duluth. Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to St. Luke's Hospital and St. Edward's Episcopal Church. Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Children:
(1) Lynn Miller Spicer
(2) David Tennant Spicer
(3) Sara Porter Spicer.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Hamilton Tennant (1891 - 1985)
  Helen Elizabeth Williams Tennant (1892 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard Goodell Spicer (1920 - 1996)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Traver Tennant Rhode (1917 - 1979)*
  Jean Griffith Tennant Spicer (1920 - 2000)
  Robert Hamilton Tennant (1929 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Jean T Spicer
Sept 14 1920 Nov 20 2000
Loving wife & mother
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Duluth
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: section F, block 12, lot 15
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: May 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52689050
Jean Griffith <i>Tennant</i> Spicer
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Jean Griffith <i>Tennant</i> Spicer
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Jean Griffith <i>Tennant</i> Spicer
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