Visitation for Jean C. Lemesany, 90, Lawrence will be held 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April, 20, 2016 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She died April 16, 2016 at Brandon Woods. Family inurnment will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the Calhan Cemetery in Calhan, Colorado.
Jean was born on March 10, 1926 in Colorado Springs, Colorado the daughter of Glen Elmo and Gertrude Distilla (Scott) Courter.
Jean was a graduate of Calhan Union High School, Calhan, Colorado. She continued on to graduate from Colorado Women’s College in Denver. On June 22, 1947, Jean married William L. Lemesany. They moved to Lawrence in 1951, where Bill attended the University of Kansas School of Law. She was a homemaker and helped her husband with his businesses. He preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 2000. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and Cosmo Pals.
Survivors include two daughters, Sheryl Lemesany, Durango, Colorado, Beverly Hebbert and husband, Steve, Casper, Wyoming; three sons, William Lemesany, Glen Lemesany and wife, Resa, Leland Lemesany, all of Lawrence; seven grandchildren, Travis Hebbert, Anna LaTorre, Kayla Fackelman, Catrina Lemesany, Elissa Koelling, Lori Bartel, Christian Lemesany and nine great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Habitat for Humanity or to a Charity of the Donor’s Choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.