Jeannine Mary Currens

Jeanine M. Currens, 84, of Cincinnati, formerly of Cedar Grove, IN passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 while in Hospice care at Hillebrand Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

Jean was born in Cincinnati, OH to Daniel & Sophia Johnson on July 17, 1937. She grew up on the Westside of Cincinnati attending Western Hills High School in the mid 1950’s. She married William Von Gries in 1961 and after his passing, she met  and married William Alfred Currens in 1972. Jean had twins in 1974 and the family moved to Cedar Grove, IN, in 1978 where they called home for 18 years before retiring and moving to Ft. Meyers FL. Jean’s husband and daughter Colleen were killed in a vehicle accident in 1999 and Jean moved back to Cincinnati in 2000.

Jean is survived by her son Craig (Emily) Currens of Erlanger, KY; her step-daughter Linda (Joe) Kaufman of MN; a sister: Marlene (Ed) Bender of Cincinnati; a twin brother: Stanley (Janet) Johnson of Cincinnati; Grandchildren: Kyle & Kolten Stevens of Indianapolis and Benjamin Ireland & Wesley Currens of Erlanger, KY; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; husbands: her first husband of ten years, William Von Gries and her second husband of twenty-seven years Alfred; two daughters: Connie who was still born and Colleen; two sisters: Ceil Macke and Sophia “Chick” Dugan; a brother Daniel Johnson.

A funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home ~ 929 Main Street ~ Brookville, IN. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service. After cremation, burial will take place at Holy Guardian Angel Cemetery in Cedar Grove at a later time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Franklin County Community Foundation in memory of the Colleen Currens-Stevens Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Delhi Davita, Mom’s home away from home over the past 8 years. The nurses and staff were like family to her. Hillebrand Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for taking care of Mom over the last couple of months and Queen City Hospice for their caring support over the last few days.

For more information, send condolences or sign the on line guest book go to  The Staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to serve Jean’s Family.

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