At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.
Kalamazoo Community Foundation
402 E. Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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Life Story / Obituary
Jean Schau, age 97, of Cooper Township, passed away on September 25, 2018. Jean was born on August 22, 1921 to Andrew & Mildred (Trick) Schau. Visit with her family and friends on Friday, September 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the McCowen & Secord Funeral Home Marshall & Gren Chapel; 120 S. Woodhams St. Plainwell, MI 49080. A funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the same location. Jean’s family includes her nieces and nephews: Lorene Lamson, Judy Dee, Richard (Marilyn) Allen, Rick (Priscilla) Schau, Steven (Rhonda) Allen and Kayla (Marc) Laning. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Leon, Lucille, Marian, Donald, Eldred and her niece Pamala Johnson. Jean was born and raised on a farm and loved her animals. Jean was an executive secretary at Upjohn for many years and retired in 1986. She was an avid reader and loved spirited conversations. Please visit Jean’s memory page at www.mccowensecord.com where you can archive a memory or photo and sign her memory book online. Memorial donations can be made to the Kalamazoo Foundation or the SPCA.