Obituaries & Condolences
Jean M. Mougin
Birth date: July 7, 1931
Death date: August 1, 2012
Jean M. Mougin, 81, of Iowa City, died unexpectedly Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City. Father John Spiegel will officiate. (Sunday parking will be in effect for the funeral). The family will host a luncheon immediately following the Mass. Burial is planned for 1:00 pm at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Cosgrove. Visitation will be held Sunday from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at Lensing Funeral Service in Iowa City. A parish rosary will begin at 2:30. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Camp Courageous or St. Mary’s Church.
Jean was born July 7, 1931 in Iowa City, the daughter of Ralph and Florence (Humphrey) Lenz. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1949 and later graduated from the Mercy School of Nursing in 1952. On October 20th of that same year, Jean married Edward J. Mougin at St. Mary’s Church in Iowa City. She worked as a registered nurse at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City for 26 years – retiring in 1993.
She took great pleasure in making cakes for all special occasions. She enjoyed going to Iowa Women’s basketball games with family members and was an avid Hawkeye fan. Putting puzzles together was her relaxation but getting together with friends to play cards made her happy. But her greatest pleasure was spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Jean was a member of St. Mary’s Church. Altar & Rosary Society, Catholic Order of Foresters and Iowa City Eagle’s Auxiliary. Jean enjoyed being a Red Hat Lady and volunteering at Mercy Hospital, taking special enjoyment in making Christmas angels with friends for charity.
Survivors include her husband Ed; her children, Carole Mougin of Des Moines, Jim Mougin of Oxford, Rick Mougin of Windsor, Colorado and Dan Mougin of Oxford;
seven grandchildren; brothers and sisters in law, Gary (Bert) Lenz of Louisiana, Missouri, Larry (Rose) Lenz of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Tom (Erin) Lenz of Louisburg, Kansas, Terry (Cathy) Lenz of Centralia, Missouri and Bill (Pauline) Lenz of Castle Rock, Colorado; and many nieces and nephews.
Jean was preceded in death her parents, a sister Judith and a brother, Ralph “Bud” Lenz.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the loving and caring staff at Mercy Hospital and also to Dr. Hamed Tewfik and staff at the Iowa City Cancer Treatment Center.
On-line condolences may be directed to www.lensingfuneral.com
Camp Courageous or St. Mary’s Church.
at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service - Iowa City 605 Kirkwood Avenue, P.O. 167 Iowa City Iowa 52244 (map/driving directions)
Sunday from 3:00 to 7:00 pm
A parish rosary will begin at 2:30.
at St. Mary's Church (Iowa City) 220 E. Jefferson Iowa City Iowa 52245 (map/driving directions)
Monday at 10:00 am
Burial is planned for 1:00 pm St. Peter's Cemetery Cosgrove Iowa (map/driving directions)
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