Jeannette Leni Schuurman, beloved wife mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away on January 19, 2024, in Layton, Utah. She was born on October 21, 1936, in Rotterdam, Holland. Jeannette will forever be remembered for her warm smile, infectious laughter, and kind heart.
Jeannette dedicated an impressive 43 years of her life as a cashier at Chuck-a-Rama. She became the face behind the register that greeted every customer with a smile and a laugh. Her genuine love for her co-workers and countless customers led her to work until the age of 80. Through her dedication and genuine care for others, she forged lasting friendships with those around her.
Not only was Jeannette known for her charming personality and cute little Dutch accent, but she also had a rich array of interests that brought her joy. She had a passion for collecting dolls and figurines, particularly cherishing her Lladro collection. Knitting and sewing were also cherished hobbies of hers. Jeannette found joy in the art of crafting and took great pride in the beautiful creations she made. Additionally, she relished in the opportunity to explore new places by going on cruises and traveling.
Jeannette's life will be honored during two special services at Memorial Mountain View Mortuary, Cemetery, and Pet Garden located at 3115 Bengal Blvd in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. The first service is a Viewing scheduled to take place on January 27th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. It will provide an opportunity for friends and loved ones to pay their respects and provide comfort to one another during this difficult time.
Following the Viewing is a Graveside Service also taking place on January 27th from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Memorial Mountain View Mortuary Cemetery and Pet Garden. This solemn event will be a time to come together and bid farewell to Jeannette as she will find her final resting place.
Jeannette was preceded in death by her loving husband, Guy Schuurman, and her parents, Burt and Leni Kros, John Kros (brother), Brett Schuurman (grandson), Tara Cohen (grand daughter), Laura Harper (granddaughter), Jayden Torales (great grandson). She is survived by her sons Ron Schuurman and wife Janet, Rene Schuurman and wife Sherry, Rick Schuurman and wife Jan, as well as her daughter Yvonne Owens and husband Mark, and beloved dog, Bear. Jeannette's legacy will continue through the cherished memories shared by her children and their families.
Her greatest blessings are 24 grandkids, 35 great grandkids, and 12 great great grandkids.
Jeannette Leni Schuurman's life was a testament to love, laughter, and a caring spirit that touched countless hearts. Her memory will live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know her. May she rest in peace knowing she made an indelible impact on the lives of others.