Jean E. Petersen

MANISTIQUE – Jean E. Petersen, 63, of 1845S Flodin Road, Manistique (Thompson), passed away on Wednesday morning, June 18, 2014, at her home.

She was born Oct. 9, 1950, in Grayling, Mich., the daughter of Reginald Parker and Alma Sheehy. Jean attended grade school and graduated from high school in Grayling.

For many years she was employed by the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba, and later, the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. Jean enjoyed spending the later years of her life living in Manistique.

Jean enjoyed crocheting and watching and feeding her critters. Her true enjoyment came from spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Scott (Jennifer) Chartier of Manistique; grandchildren, Trevor and Levi Schnurer, and Jacob, Samantha and Michael Chartier. Jean is further survived by her sister, Jenny Andrews; brother, Mike (Kathy) Sheehy; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle; son, John; brother, Mark Sheehy; and her cat, Toof.

In following with Jean’s wishes, private family services are being planned.

The Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at