December 24 1926 June 28 2019
Genevieve’s Obituary Genevieve M. Modlin, 92, of Jefferson, SD, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 at a local care facility. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 5-7 P.M. with the family present and a prayer service at 7:00 P.M., all at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Burial will be at Lyons Cemetery in Lyons, Nebraska at a later date. Online condolences may be directed to www.meyerbroschapels.com. Genevieve M. Jump was born on December 24, 1926 in Decatur, Nebraska to Melvin and Faye (Pounds) Jump. She attended various country schools in Nebraska, including Blackbird High School and Decatur High School, where she graduated in 1944. On September 18, 1945 she married Clarence C. Modlin in Decatur, NE. Together the couple made their home and raised their 6 children in Jefferson, SD. Genevieve was a full time wife, mother, grandma and nana. In fact, being Grandma and Nana was one of her favorite pastimes. She was also an award winning Sales Representative for Avon for 16 years. When not caring for her 6 children, 16 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren, she enjoyed bowling, bingo, camping, fishing, and gardening. Genevieve is survived by her 3 sons: Jerry Modlin of Eufaula, OK; Calvin Modlin (Sandy) of Rapid City, SD; and Ralph Modlin (Debbie) of Sioux City; her 3 daughters: Cathy Smith of Sioux City; Lois Piester (Loyd) of Sioux City; and Patricia Modlin of Austin, TX; brother: Melvin Jump of Omaha, NE; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clarence in 2010; 2 sisters: Alice (Sissy), and Pauline; and 2 brothers: Kenneth, and Earl. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Genevieve Modlin December 24 1926 June 28 2019.
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