Jean (DeHoff) Abbott

Jean Delores (DeHoff) Abbott


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Jean Delores (DeHoff) Abbott of Sarasota, Florida, formally of Elkhart, IN was born on March 31, 1931 in Bryant, IN and passed away on March 1, 2022 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. 

She is survived by her daughters Jacqie Abbott; Shari Abbott, and Bill Emilius (son-in-law); granddaughter Kara Waldbeser of Milford, IN; grandsons Benji Waldbeser of Syracuse, IN, and Joseph Conner Abbott of Goshen, IN.  Great-granddaughter Katlyn Waldbeser of Warsaw, IN and her sister Betty Chaffe of Elkhart, IN.   

Jean is preceded in death by her husband Roger Abbott, son Phillip Abbott, sister Marlyn Eggleston, and her brother Albert (Fred) DeHoff.   

There will be an open house to celebrate Jean on March 31, 2022 at Siesta Harbor Club House, 6289 Midnight Pass, Siesta Key, FL.  Please join us from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 

A second celebration of life with friends and family will be held at a later date in Elkhart, IN. 

Jean worked for 40 years at CTS in Elkhart, IN, 3 weeks after she and Roger retired and moved to Florida, they went to work for Wal-Mart where she continued to work until 2018. 

Jean lived for family and extended family, many of whom called her Mom, Grandma and Aunt.  She never left a heart untouched. 



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