SARAH JEAN SCALES

Obituary
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Sarah Jean Scales, 88, passed away Oct. 27, 2018 in her home at Santa Marta Retirement Community in Olathe, KS. "Jean" was born Sept. 27, 1930 in Axtell, KS to Bernard and Ellen Allen. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Eugene Scales. She is survived by her sister Beatrice (Addie), her son Scott Scales, two daughters Debra Heasley and Michelle Hundley, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Jean lived and worked in Lawrence, KS for 59 years before moving to Santa Marta in 2010. She was a Lawrence realtor for more than 30 years. She was devoted to her faith and her family. She lived life to the fullest and enjoyed travel, dancing, KU Basketball, playing bridge, Boozy Tuesdays and any party she could attend with friends and family. Her greatest legacy was her love and devotion to family and friends and her zest for life, which was contagious. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A funeral mass will be held in the Santa Marta Chapel, 13800 W 116th Street, Olathe, KS. on Monday November 12th at 4:00pm.
Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Nov. 7, 2018