Jeanne Claire Askin Wallace, age 86, passed away Feb. 5, 2014 in Reno, Nev.
Jeanne Claire Askin Wallace, age 86, passed away Feb. 5, 2014 in Reno, Nev. Jeanne was born Nov. 25, 1927 to Berdette and Vilma (Stickney) Askin in Ismay. She graduated from Ismay High School in 1945 and married John Wallace Mar. 24, 1946. She and John had three children: Ricky, Randy and Dawn.
After John was discharged from the Army Air Corps, they lived in eastern Montana for several years and then moved to Sonoma, Calif., where John worked in the shipyards. Jeanne went to work at the state hospital in Sonoma as a psych tech. She worked there for many years and became very fond of the children she worked with. When John retired, they moved to Reno to be near their children, and Jeanne worked for the Washoe County School District for many years.
She is survived by her two sons, Ricky (Karen) of Reno, Nev. and Randy of Sonoma, Calif.; her brother, Terry (Margo) Askin, of Barnesville, Minn.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and numerous cousins.
Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Dawn, and husband John.
A funeral service was held Feb. 11, 2014 at Walton’s Sparks Funeral Home, and interment was in the Sierra Memorial Gardens.