December 5, 1937 - October 4, 2019 Alice Jean Lundin, 81, of Anacortes, fondly known as Jean departed this world to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, October 4, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 5, 1937 and was adopted by Dillon and Elsie Hoskin and brought to Anacortes. Jean was their only child, but she nonetheless enjoyed an extended large, loving family of aunts, uncles and lots of cousins. Jean graduated from AHS in 1956 and cherished her class reunions which she never missed. While she was in HS, she played the clarinet in the school band and pursued her musical talents after school. Jean played the accordion in the Hugo Helmer Accordion Band until health issues forced her into retirement. On October 16, 1959, Jean married the love of her life, Wilfred (Willy) Lundin. They were married for 60 years and lived in Anacortes all their lives. Willy predeceased Jean in March of this year. Together, they enjoyed many activities: bowling, yearlong cribbage tournament, camping, traveling taking cruises especially after Willy's retirement. Jean endured many health issues, but she was a fighter, especially with her addiction with alcohol. In September 2019, she celebrated 43 years of sobriety. She loved her ladies' meetings and the many special friends from that group. Jean was fun, feisty, sweet, loving person. She was loved by many and is leaving a great void in the hearts of those who love her. A special thanks to the staffs of Rosario Assisted Living (who took care of both Willy and Jean when they resided there;) and Island Hospital ICU doctors, nurses and aides who treated her with kindness, respect and allowed her to live and die with dignity and compassion. All of you will not be forgotten. Jean is survived by cousins: Jeanette Bauder of Burlington, Robert (Nancy) Price, Jr. of Mount Vernon, nieces: Janet (John Mock) of Port Ludlow and Jennifer (Jeffrey Anderson); sister-in-law: Jeanette (Bruce Ruhland) of McCleary, Washington. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 2:00 5:00 p.m. at Evans Funeral Chapel. Burial will take place at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Fernhill Cemetery followed by Memorial Service with Reception, 12 Noon at the United Methodist Church of Anacortes. To share memories of Jean, please visit the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com
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