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Jean K. Kummer, 80

Jean K. Kummer, age 80, of Hastings died Monday, Feb. 24, at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul, Minn.

Jean was born Sept. 25, 1933, in Hastings, to George and Illa (Bein) Mountin. A graduate of Hastings High School, class of 1951, she married Roland Kummer on June 27, 1953, in Hastings, and had worked for Smead Manufacturing for many years prior to retirement. Jean loved her family, especially family gatherings, and spending time with friends. She was a huge sports fan!

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Roland in 2004; sister Doris (Eddie) Warner; and brother George Mountin, Jr.

Jean is survived by her children Tom (Karen) Kummer of Eden Prairie, Linda (Tony) Dachel, Jeff (Cindy) Kummer, and Carol (Randy) Gabrelcik, all of Hastings; also grandchildren Brian (Sarah) Kummer, Justin (Mary) Kummer, Becky Dachel, Leah Dachel, David Dachel, Tyler Gabrelcik, and Nicole Gabrelcik; great-grandchildren Jeremy and Ben Kummer; also many nieces; nephews; other family and friends.

The funeral Mass, officiated by Fr. Cole Kracke, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 15th St. W., Hastings. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, 201 E. 7th St., Hastings, and one hour to mass at church. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.

Jean's grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Arrangements handled by Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.

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