Jean was born in Blue Earth, Minnesota on January 16, 1924, she was the daughter of George and Thessie (Hurley) Magloughlin. She graduated from Pecatonica High School in Pecatonica., Illinois. She received her nursing degree from Passavant Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. For forty years, she worked as an emergency room nurse and was later nursing supervisor of the emergency room at Condell Memorial Hospital in Libertyville, Illinois. She was a member of Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Libertyville for over twenty-five years.
On November 25, 1950, Jean married Irby Gunter, who preceded her in death on January 15, 2005.
Surviving are her children Richard (Jamie) Gunter of Whitewater, WI, Carol (Brad) Fisher of South Lake Tahoe, CA; grandchildren, Richard (Angela) Gunter Jr., Randall Gunter, Molly Beitz, Patrick Fisher; great-grandchildren, Connor, Cora, R. Ryan Gunter III.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents, husband and brother, James Magloughlin.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial to Fairhaven Retirement Community, 435 W. Starin Rd., Whitewater, WI 53190