Jean P. Farnsworth
November 15, 1949 – June 8, 2021
Born November 15, 1949. Preceded in death by parents, Paul and Margaret Phaneuf. Survive by sisters, Carol Emily Farnsworth (Larry Armstrong), Mary Jo Jeffers; nephew, Lee Jeffers; niece, Ann Metcalf.
Jean graduated from Chadron State College with a Bachelor of Science and Education. She went on to teach Special Ed at Scottsbluff and Omaha, Nebraska. In 1982 she moved to Dallas and learned the retail business. In returning to Omaha in 1984 she opened ”The Party Patch ”, a staple in the Countryside Village for nearly 30 years helping people celebrate all momentous occasions, from births to weddings, engagements, and just plain party fun. Jean loved helping people celebrate the important occasion in their lives. She always had fond memories of her many many patrons over the years.
Retiring in 2012, Jean love gardening. Her flowers were her joy. You could find her enjoying them always. One of her greatest passions was the food she loved cooking and enjoyed a great meal. She was always making a favorite dish and sharing it with her friends. Jean also enjoyed the last three years volunteering with Trinity Cathedral Church, making homemade desserts for the homeless every Wednesday. She found great pride and joy and giving where she could and enriching people’s lives. Jean touched many lives with her career in teaching and retail. She made many friends along the way and cherished all the relationships she made over the years.
VISITATION: Thursday, June 17th from 4pm to 6pm, followed by TIME of SHARING, all at West Center Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Nebraska Humane Society.