Jean Fenton's family surprised her with a 90th birthday celebration with her friends at the Eagle Church on July 25, 2015, in Eagle, Idaho. She was then treated to a weekend with her entire family.

Jean June Johnston was born Aug. 13, 1925, in St. Louis, Mo. She grew up with one sister, Roberta, who passed away in 2009. Jean was married to Fred Jean Fenton in 1950, who also passed away in 2009.

Jean was a longtime member of the St. Louis Central Church until moving to Idaho. Attending the Eagle Church since 2009, she continues to be an active member conducting her own mail ministry with encouraging words, cards and articles to those who are celebrating, grieving or ill.

Her family includes Jodi (Fenton) and Ross Giem of Nampa, Idaho; Pam (Fenton) and Luis Castillo of Bismarck, N.D.; 5 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

January 05, 2016