Jean Adele (Forbes) Faulk, age 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 at Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa, California. Jean was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 18th, 1928 and graduated from Alhambra High School in Alhambra, California in 1946.
In 1964 she moved to Napa to raise her children near her mother, Mary, and her brother, Carl’s family. She worked for many years as a bookkeeper for various local businesses including Progressive Electric and Chopping and Johnson Realtors and worked as a bartender to make ends meet. She had a hard work ethic which she instilled in her children. For many years she enjoyed bowling on a league, playing bingo, and gardening. She had a love for cooking, collecting recipes, and watching the latest cooking shows.
Jean is survived by her son Matt Forbes (Gail) and daughter Judy Schreuder (Glenn) both of Napa. She was predeceased by her father, Carl Lane Sr., mother, Mary Lane, and brothers Carl Lane Jr. and Harold Lane. She is also survived by her grandchildren Stacy (Forbes) Dale, Garrett Forbes, Jessica Schreuder, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Jean will be laid to rest alongside her mother at Napa Valley Memorial Park. The family is planning a private celebration of life near her birthday in December. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. C. Kako, Dr. Kaur and the wonderful staff and nurses at Piner’s Nursing Home in Napa where she resided for the past year and Queen of the Valley Hospital. Donations in Jean’s honor may be made to Piner’s Nursing Home
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