Jean Eapmon, 1939-2021


Jean D. Eapmon, 81, of La Porte, Ind., passed away peacefully at 2:21 a.m. Friday, April 2, 2021, in her home.

She was born July 28, 1939, in Chicago, Ill., to John and Marie (Munk) Mihotz.

Jean devoted her life to her husband and family. She took great pleasure in spending time with her grandchildren and was lucky enough to meet her great-granddaughters. Jean will be missed.

On May 15, 1958, in Chicago, she married Jerry Eapmon, Sr., who preceded her in death March 29, 2010.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers and four sisters.

Surviving are her son, Jerry (Megan) Eapmon, Jr., of La Porte; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Jeremy Watson) Eapmon, James (Kandace) Eapmon, Katelynn (Craig Reynolds) Hancock, Jagger Eapmon and Jaden Eapmon; two great-granddaughters, McKinley Eapmon and Mia Reynolds; two close nephews, Scott (Paula Hatfield) Evans and Dale (Katie) Evans; and dear nieces and nephews.

The family of Jean extends a special thank you to her caregiver, Julia and Dunes Hospice, for their loving care.

A private burial will take place at Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte. Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, La Porte, is handling arrangements.

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