Jean Miriam Stickney, age 94 of Virginia died Sunday, January 31, 2021 in Essentia Health – Virginia. She was born November 26, 1926 in Sand Lake Township, the daughter of John Ingamun and Johanna Marie (Askegaard) Westby. Jean married Paul Harold Stickney on October 22, 1944 in Duluth and lived on Ely Lake for over 50 years, prior to moving to Virginia.Jean is survived by her children: Paulette (Gerald) Bundich, Barbara (Larry) Olson, Deborah Poderzay, and Keith (Tammi) Stickney; Grandchildren: Lisa Cheatham, Brett Bundich, Paul (Kris) Olson, Scott (Angie) Olson, David (Maria) Poderzay, Corey Poderzay, and Erin (Ben) Lemmermann; and Great-Grandchildren: Kenyn Cheatham, Kael Cheatham, Sienna Bundich, Carter Olson, Sydney Olson, Cody Olson, Sophia Poderzay, Cade Peterson, Chase Peterson, Owen Poderzay, Porter Poderzay, Colten Poderzay, Amari Poderzay, and Paul Lemmermann. Memorials are preferred and may be directed to the VFW Auxiliary Post 4456, P.O. Box 2, Gilbert, MN 55741; or to the Olcott Park Fountain Restoration Project, 519 Chestnut Street, Virginia, MN 55792. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Virginia. Reverend Father Brandon Moravitz will be the celebrant. Interment will be held in Calvary cemetery in Virginia. The Casketbearers will be all of Jean’s grandchildren. Family services are provided by Bauman-Cron, a Bauman Family Funeral Home in Virginia. To leave a remembrance of Jean online, see www.baumanfuneralhome.com.
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