Jean Ellen Fenlon, 72, of the Town of Egg Harbor, passed away Friday night, May 4, 2018 at the Door County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility with family at her side.
She was born July 12, 1945 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Lawrence Wilson Steele and Esther Myrtle (Stolpe) Steele. Jean graduated from Washington High School in 1963 and went on to study at Oakland Community College in Michigan. She was united in marriage to James Patrick Fenlon on April 4, 1964 at Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Milwaukee. They were blessed with over 54 years of marriage.
Jean worked with her husband, Jim, in their business forms distributorship, “Pamico” in Waukesha, later “Fiserv.” They moved to Egg Harbor in 1997 where she was a Real Estate Agent for Coldwell Banker in Egg Harbor for many years.
Jean enjoyed wine, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and her dogs, Casanova, Finn and Jake.
She will be missed by her husband, Jim; son, Mike (Pam) Fenlon of Brookfield; two grandchildren, Aly (Taylor) Garcia and Sophie Fenlon; sister, Eileen Steele of Lafayette, IN; friends; and other relatives.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents.
Her life will be honored with a memorial service held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at Huehns Funeral Home on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.
A memorial gathering will also be held at Krause Funeral Home, 21600 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, WI 53072 on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m.
Memorials may be given in Jean’s name for the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University.
“Our family would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Unity Hospice, Johns Hopkins, and the Skilled Nursing Facility at Door County Medical Center.”
Huehns Funeral Home, Inc. & Door County Crematory LLC and Krause Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Inc. are assisting with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Fenlon family through her tribute pages at www.huehnsfuneralhome.com or www.krausefuneralhome.com.
The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
P.O. Box 17029, Baltimore MD 21297