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Jean Stockfleth

August 12, 1918 - 
November 14, 2021
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Resided In: Austin, Texas
Jean Wilson Stockfleth, aged 103, of Austin, Texas; formerly of Mont Vernon, New Hampshire and Wilmington, Delaware died peacefully at Lavender Springs Assisted Living in Austin, Texas on November 14, 2021.

She is predeceased by her loving husband of 44 years, Alfred, and survived by her devoted children;  Carl A. Stockfleth and his wife Kathleen of Duxbury, Massachusetts and Alice S. Hayward and husband William of Austin, Texas and their children, Cara H. Pham and husband Vinh of Austin, Texas and James S. Hayward and wife Ashlee of Stevensville, Montana.

Jean was born August 12, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of Donald B. And Marie (Finley) Wilson.  She was raised and educated in Russell, Ohio and graduated from Denison University, Class of 1939, where she was a member of the Beta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Phi Sorority.

Before her marriage, she worked in New York City as a methods engineer in the tabulating machine division of Remington Rand.  She was married February 26, 1944 to Alfred Stockfleth and they had two children, Carl A. Stockfleth and Alice J. Stockfleth.  After living in New Jersey for several years where Alfred was a chemist for the DuPont Company they were transferred to Wilmington, Delaware where they lived for many years.

After Alfred’s death in 1988 she moved to Mont Vernon, New Hampshire where they had already bought a home in order to live closer to their children and grandchildren.

She was a member of The Congregational Church of Amherst, New Hampshire, The Captain Josiah Crosby Chapter of the DAR, the Historical Society of Amherst, New Hampshire, the Russell, Ohio Historical Society,
and the Mont Vernon, New Hampshire Historical Society.

For many years before moving to New Hampshire she had been a member of The Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society and The Skating Club of Wilmington, Delaware where she was on the founding committee to establish and build the club. She was a member of the Symphony Women’s Committee of Wilmington, Delaware and the committee for the installation of the Alpha Phi Sorority at the University of Delaware.

She devoted her life to her family.
Jean Stockfleth
Jean Stockfleth

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