Jean Quast, of Mora, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at her home. She was 78 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home.
VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service.
INTERMENT will be at the Glen Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Crystal, MN.
Jean Elaine Quast was a proud mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, Christian, and purple enthusiast. She peacefully passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at her home in Mora. She was 78 years old.
Jean was born September 28, 1942 in Minneapolis to Nathan and Violet Schimke. While growing up as a middle child, she lived with her parents and siblings in Minneapolis and Crystal. Jean completed her education receiving her diploma from Robbinsdale High School in June 1960. Jean was baptized at the Chaska Moravian church in 1962. Jean had 7 children, Deborah, Karen, Pamela, Jason, Cheryl, Gina, and Elizabeth.
With her family, Jean always loved camping, fishing, hiking, puzzles, and sharing her love of African Violets through collecting and attending shows. Jean also found great joy in cross-stitch work; watching Joyce Meyers and Kenneth Copeland; playing Pogo-Games; collecting Beanie-Babies, stamps, rocks, and Garfield related items.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Ronald Schimke; and grandson Alexander Von Mende.
Jean is survived by her seven children; grandchildren, Rick, Pat, Samantha, Daneva, Violet, Skyler, Zachariah, Isaiah, Kai, Garrett, David, and Allie; great-grandchildren, Niki, Heinrich, Maurow, Annalyse, and Octavian; brother Jerald Schimke; sister Carol Garnto; and many other relatives and friends.