German EditedWith her family at her side, Jean peacefully passed on Friday, August 1st, 2014, in her 88th year. We feel sorrow at the loss of such a wonderful woman, but we move forward with gratitude and gratefulness for all she has taught us – and all we have grown to be – is because of her. “Mother, Grandmother, Great grandmother, Aunt and Friend.” Predeceased by her husband James Wilfred (Jerry) in December 1979, Jean is survived by her 4 children: David German (Brenda Campbell), Kathy Hickling (Reg Gordon), Donna Maes (Ken Maes) and Cindy Denstedt. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Andrew Denstedt (Agata Kubiak), Jenna (Denstedt) Lutchin and husband Justin, Jamie Maes and wife Andrea, Sarah Jean (Maes) Mantler and husband Mike, Matthew Hickling (Sara Peters), Melanie Lavery (Jim Dodge), Alyscia Gordon (Tyler Harker), Brent German (Victoria Condotta) and Nathan German (Sara Haley); and by her 6 great grandchildren: Ethan, Nathan, Jace, Fiona, Ella and Ava. We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the wonderful staff at Middlesex Terrace in Delaware for their care, love and support. Our family invites you to join us for the Celebration of Jean’s Life on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jean are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Online condolences may be made at

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