Jean M. Heywood

Jean M. Heywood

February 19, 1938 – May 26, 2023

Jean was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to Leonard and Lavina Kobeska.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband George Heywood and daughter Kim Smith.

Jean is survived by her sisters, Joan Hackleman and Beverly Kobeska; son and his wife, Lennie and Nancy Roth; son-in-law, Richard Smith; grandchildren: Todd and Erin Smith, and Brandi Roth and Chris Willett; great-grandchildren: Gavin, Jude, Jayden, Hunter, and Presley.

A private ceremony for family will be held at Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 24, 2023 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the American Legion Post 1 located at 7811 Davenport Street in Omaha.

Memorials are to be directed by the family.


  • Joanie Huetter Posted June 2, 2023 6:40 am

    I am very sorry for your loss but we all know she is in a better place. Your mom will always be with you..

  • Dolores McKay Posted July 2, 2023 7:15 pm

    Lenny ,I’m Dolores McKay’s daughter, Joan. Mom talked to Jean in April or May and she was doing yard work, she wasn’t sick. Please call me, 402-391-2320.

  • Marilyn Jacobi (Brestrup) Posted July 16, 2023 6:24 pm

    Jeanie and I went to South High together and were in each other’s weddings back in the 50’s. We talked about every other month for years. So very sorry for your loss…she was a very dear friend to so many of us back in Minneapolis.

Sign Guestbook

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *