Jean H. Gilberts

Private memorial services will be held for Jean H. Gilberts of Grafton, who died at Lasata Care Center on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at the age of 81.

Jean was born June 7, 1927, in Stanley to the late Leland and Agnes (nee Christianson) Peterson. Jean married James N. Gilberts on Nov. 15, 1946. Their marriage was blessed with a daughter, Jayne.

Jean and James have been residents of Grafton since 1955. She was very active in the Womens Guild and Choir at St. Paul Lutheran Church. She was a nursing assistant for a few years when Lasata Care Center first opened.

She and her husband were members of Edgewater Golf Course, where Jean was an avid golfer and played as much as possible. She also enjoyed being in a womens bowling league at Circle B and she served as the secretary of the bowling league.

Jean is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, James; her daughter, Jayne (Thomas) Pretty; and her granddaughter, Britta Pretty. She is also survived by other relatives and friends.

Memorials in Jeanís memory can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Grafton. Online condolences can made at