Jean Guy of Spring Valley died Saturday, Jan. 18, at home.

She was born Jean Ann LaRose, daughter of Joseph and Betty (Maurer) LaRose in Minneapolis on June 22, 1957.

On Nov. 26, 1981, Jean married Gary Guy.

She enjoyed playing bingo, trying her luck at the casino, watching Dancing with the Stars, word search puzzles and reading.

Jean had been employed at the Alco store in Spring Valley for 17 years.

Jean is survived by her husband, Gary of Spring Valley; son, Ryan Guy of Spring Valley; daughter, Brooke Guy of Rochester; brother, Joe (Val) LaRose of Chester, Iowa; sister, Janet (Bill) Vreeman of Spring Valley; stepsiblings, Dennis Rippentrop of Hayfield, Carol Rippentrop of Lake City, Wis., Karen Ginder of Winona and Bob Rippentrop of Rochester; brothers-in-law, Dave Guy of Stewartville, Steven Guy of Austin, Richard Guy, Pat Guy and Mike Guy, all of Grand Meadow; sisters-in-law, Donna Guy and Sherrie Scrabeck, both of Grand Meadow and DeDe Guy of McIntire, Iowa; special niece and nephew, Heidi and Chris Leibold, and several other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather Ray Rippentrop; mother and father-in-law and brother Bill.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley. Burial will be at Chester Hill Cemetery in Chester, Iowa.

Hindt Funeral Home of Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.

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