April 11, 1967 - December 2, 2010 Resided in Van's Valley, WI
Jean (Van Gheem) Vande Hey passed away on Thursday December 2, 2010 from Ovarian Cancer, she was 43 years old. She was born April 11, 1967. She was raised in the De Pere area. She graduated from Freedom High School in 1986. She married Al Vande Hey April 24, 1986 and they lived on their farm (Munchies Farm), for 24 years. She is further survived by their four beautiful children, son Clint and Krystal Vande Hey, Green Bay, son Kyle Vande Hey, De Pere, daughter Cassie and Kevin Stellmacher, Seymour, daughter Crystal and Mclain Gill, Menchalville, one special grandson Joshua Vande Hey, parents Thomas and Lauren Van Gheem, Freedom, her brother Rick and Nancy Van Gheem, Freedom, and sister Connie and James Olivarez, Wisconsin Rapids, nephew Justin and niece Ciara. As well as her beloived pets Dot, Duke, and Frank. She was preceded in death by father in law and mother in law Gordon and Agnes Vande Hey, Sister in law Darlene Vande Hey, Grandparents Adolph Van Gheem, James and Aletta Van Enkevort. Jean had numerous hobbies including canning which was featured in the Green Bay Press Gazette for, wine making, cooking, baking, gardening, sewing, and craft making. She was actively involved in her and Al's farm until it burned down in August of 2009. Jean was an avid hunter and loved going to Wyoming with her husband and friend Ike Jordan. She also loved going to Holcombe, WI. to do some four wheeling and just enjoying a break away from home with her close friends Jeff and Sharon Ostrowski.
The family would like to thank Dr. Tammela and his staff, and Unity Hospice.
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