Mary Jeanette Eason
July 29, 1944 - June 27, 2021
Jeanette Eason, 76, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 1:48 AM in Franciscan Health - Michigan City, Indiana.
Arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.
She was born July 29, 1944, in Michigan City, IN to the late Howard and Anna Lee (Stewart) McDonald. She joined her brother, Raymond McDonald at their family farm in Pine Township.
She attended Pine School, Wheaton Christian School, Elston High School and received her B.S. in Elementary Education at Bryan College and her master's from Purdue University.
She began teaching school in Bartow, Florida and then returned home to teach at Garfield, Joy, and Pine School.
Surviving are nephews, Robert (Diana) McDonald, Driggs, Idaho, James (Sarah) McDonald, London, Ontario, Canada, and Daniel (Christina), Driggs, Idaho. Other close family members, her uncle, Philip Smith, Cousins, Beth (Duane) Seifert, and Tom (Sue) Smith all from Michigan City, Indiana.
Her nieces and nephews are, Anna, Sarah, David, Henry, Haddon, Hudson, Charlotte, Driggs, Idaho, Marie, Victoria, Lena, and Vivian Jeanette, London, Ontario.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Anna Lee McDonald, brother, Raymond McDonald, aunt Gerri Stewart Smith and daughter, Suzannah Eason and son, David Eason.
Jeanette was a member of Michigan City Christian Church, P.E.O. and ISTA/NEA/MCEA. She was a former member of the Michigan City Service League. She enjoyed reading, gardening and listening to southern gospel music.
Contributions may be made to: Compassion in Jesus Name, 12290 Voyager Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80921 or ITEC, 10575 SW 147 th Circle, Dunnellon, FL 34432
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