Jean Isabelle Hoover (née Chatterton)

Jean Isabelle Hoover (née Chatterton)was born in Willow Bunch, SK on May 15th, 1929.  She passed away on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at Extendicare Nursing Home in Moose Jaw, SK.  In her youth, Jean enjoyed riding her horse and loved all animals.  She trained her dog to pull a sleigh and had a pet crow that ate with her cats and dogs.  She especially enjoyed helping her parents on their farm.  Jean grew up with and married the love of her life, Donald Hoover, on December 27th, 1951.  During their marriage, they lived on a farm by Assiniboia and Kisbey, and in 1960 moved to Arcola, SK where they raised their children.  After the tragic death of Don on January 29th, 1982, Jean eventually moved to Moose Jaw to be closer to her children.  Jean had a passion for gardening.  She took pride in her gardens and loved showing her beautiful flowers.  Jean enjoyed many years of socializing with her friends and family, and maintained her independence until she moved into Extendicare Nursing Home.  Jean touched the lives of everyone she met.  She was predeceased by her parents, Issac and Helen Chatterton; and her beloved husband, Don.  Jean will be lovingly remembered by her children: Les (Monica) Hoover, Joyce (Barry) Daly, Iona (JR) Chamberlain, Larry, Brittany (Cam) Ferguson, Terry Hoover and Marvin (Naomi) Hoover; brother, Ken Chatterton of Duncan, BC; brother-in-law, Jim (Jean) Hoover of Calgary, AB; as well as all of her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and so many others.  The family wishes to thank Extendicare Nursing Home for their care of Jean.  A Celebration of Jean’s Life was held on Sunday, June 12th, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Moose Jaw Eagles Club, 561 Home St W.  As an expression of sympathy, donations in Jean’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.  Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane.  James Murdock, Funeral Director 306-693-4550 www.moosejawfuneralhome.com 

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