Jean Marie Gassert, 67, Junction City

Junction City – Jean Marie (Snyder) Gassert, 67, died April 21, 2018. She was born March 13, 1951 at Belleville to Maxine and James Snyder, Sr.

Survivors include daughter, Tammy Jansen, Beloit; grandson, Dakota James Jensen; sister, Nancy Sis (Robert), Elkhorn, Neb.; half brother, Jay Snyder.

Graveside memorial and inurnment service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Belleville City Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family. Direct cremation was selected by the deceased.

Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, was in charge of arrangements. 

Online condolences  at www.tibbettsfischerfuneralhome.com

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