Jean G. Mensen, 95, of Dyersville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 at MercyOne Senior Care in Dyersville.

Visitation was held from 8:30-10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville, burial was held in the church cemetery. Rev. Dennis Quint officiated with Rev. Marvin Bries concelebrating.

Jean was born Oct. 27, 1926 in Colesburg, the daughter of Arthur and Clara (Krapfl) Wessels. She married Elmer Goerdt Nov. 16, 1943 in Petersburg. Together, they farmed in rural Dyersville area where they raised their seven children. Elmer passed away Jan. 11, 1970. Jean later married Lee Mensen Nov. 25, 1977. Lee passed away Dec. 17, 1987.

Jean enjoyed playing cards, especially Solo and Euchre with residents and family.

Survivors include her children: Judy Willenborg of Guttenberg, David (Ingrid) Goerdt of Coralville, Joan Hough of Reno, Nev., Mary (John) Sievertsen of Portland, Ore., Diane (Tim) Dingbaum of Iowa City, Kenny (Beth) Goerdt of Denver, Colo.; 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren; her brother, Dan (Elaine) Wessels; a sister-in-law, LeeAnn Wessels and a daughter-in-law Wilma Mensen.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her spouses, her son Gary Goerdt, a son-in-law Bill Walke, a step daughter, Carol (Lloyd) Jasper, a stepson, Dale Mensen; siblings: Celestine (Joe) Boeckenstedt, LaVern (Nettie) Wessels, Charles (Helen) Wessels, Lois (Paul) Pins and Fred Wessels.

The family would like to thank the staff at MercyOne Senior Care for their wonderful care to Jean making her time there a happy experience.

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Jeans’ passing has blessed us with many fond memories.

Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville is assisting the family and information is available at www.kramerfuneral.com. Online condolences and memorials may be sent to Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW, Dyersville, IA 52040.