Jeanette I. Focht, 88, of Port Clinton died Thursday, April 8, 2010, in The Commons of Providence, Sandusky.
She was born Dec. 1, 1921, in Port Clinton, daughter of Lester and Odessa (Balduf) Everett. A 1939 graduate of Port Clinton High School, Jeanette was also a graduate of University of Tiffin where she received a degree in business. On June 20, 1941, Jeanette married Kenneth L. Focht; he preceded her in death Sept. 23, 1989. She was a lifelong member of Faith United Methodist Church, Port Clinton, where she served on the church council and was active in the women's circle. Jeanette was a member of the Mother's Club her entire adult life. An avid golfer in her later years, she was a member of Catawba Island Club and the Women's League at Islander Golf Club. Jeanette was an accomplished painter and seamstress, but most importantly, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Jeanette is survived by her sons, Gary (Sidney Smith) Focht and Douglas (Connie) Focht, both of Port Clinton; daughter, Janet (Neil) Bair of Upper Sandusky; grandchildren, Brian (Tina) Focht, Chris (Nova) Focht, Jason (Jen) Focht, Mathew (Karen) Focht, Alicia Focht, Ryan Bair and Nate Bair. Also surviving are six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her brother, Donald Everett.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday in Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Faith United Methodist Church, Port Clinton, with the Rev. Ted Austin officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church or Stein Hospice.
Condolences may be shared with the family at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.