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Morrison Funeral Home & Crematory
Phone: (208) 436-1800

Jean Ransom

Born: Thursday Nov-06-1947
Died: Tuesday May-26-2020
Funeral: Friday Jun-05-2020

Morrison Funeral Home
& Crematory

188 S. Hwy 24
Rupert, Idaho 83350
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Marva was born on November 06, 1947 to Floyd and Norma Rynearson in Prairie City, Oregon.      Marva grew up and attended school in Prairie City. Upon graduation she moved to Boise, Idaho and attended Lynx Business College earning a degree in Administration. While living in Boise Marva met Robert Ransom. Marva and Robert were married on November 26, 1966 until Robert’s passing in 2003. Marva and Robert settled in Oakley, Idaho where she worked as a school bus driver for the Cassia County School District for 35 years. During her children’s growing up years she was a 4-H Leader, teaching 4-H members how to knit. Marva knit many beautiful sweaters for ski shops in the Sun Valley area. In recent years she has knit each of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren an afghan. Marva delivered Meals-on-Wheels where she enjoyed checking in on the people she served. Marva enjoyed playing bingo, the slot machines in Jackpot and Fort Hall and going fishing and camping with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Norma, husband Robert.

She is survived by her son, Floyd and Carla, her daughter Cassandra brother Marvin and Lisa, sisters Marlene and Doug, Marnie and Gary, Marge and Arthur and special friend Jack Sloan, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.     

Grave side services will be held on June 5, 2020 at 1pm at Marion Cemetery in Oakley, Idaho. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to Morrison Funeral Home in Rupert, Idaho.

Condolences for Jean Ransom

From: Lorrie Sloan Breshears
Jean was a very giving & loving person and I will miss her. I am appreciative of her time in my father's life and feel a deep loss for him and her community. She was a great example of someone who serves selflessly. I am sad her life was cut short. Rest in Power sweet Jean!

From: Robin Bench
Many bus trips were taken with Jean. She will be missed! Lots of prayers to her family!

From: Heidi Stringham Robbins
Love to the family

From: Dee and trent Anderson
We knew jean well as she worked for trent many years. she was a fun person and she certainly took care of business too. She was smart, talented and down to earth. she had an infectious laugh.

we are so sorry for your loss at this time. May peace be with all her family and friends.
We send our sympathy and hope your memories of your mom, sister and friend will heal the emptiness you feel.

From: Leon Clegg
Toughts and prayers to jean and her family. I would sit next to her at the badketball games before my game would start and we would talk about our families and life in general. She drove the bus for the teams. She would tslk and knit and Never mIss a beat. A familiar face that will be gone. She will be missed.

From: Cerina Wickham
To Floyd and Cassandra and their families.
Our deepest sorrow for the lost of their mother Marva Jean.
She will be missed.

LOVE Cerina and Family

From: BonnIE KAYE
Those we love are never really gone-
They have a cherished place in our hearts
Where They will always be remembered for The kindness they showed, the love they shared, and the happiness they brought.
Prayers and hugs during this difficult time. Marva jean will Be missed,

From: Sloan
it was a pleasure knowing Jean....A very giving person...a smile to light up the room...she and my father Jack had many Great memories....she will always be in our hearts...

From: Sherrie Helms Martin
I am so sorry for your loss. Jean and Bob were a good friend to my folks and me. Prayers to the family at this very hard time.

From: Penny Schell
We are so sorry for your loss. Jean was a very kind and helpful person aND WILL BE DEEPLY MISSED.

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Morrison Funeral Home
& Crematory

188 South Hwy 24
Rupert, Idaho 83350
Phone (208) 436-1800