STOUGHTON - Jean Ann Nygaard, age 78, of Stoughton passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Agrace HospiceCare, Fitchburg. She was born August 30, 1938 in Stoughton, the daughter of Buford and Melvie Burlingame. She was married to Robert Nygaard.
Jean lived in Stoughton for most of her life, graduating from Stoughton Senior High School. She worked for 17 years at Plaza Paint and Hardware. In her free time, she enjoyed reading, until macular degeneration made it difficult for her to see.
Survivors include her son, Steve (Sue); daughters Susan and Teresa; and grandchildren Tom Nygaard, Alison Tob, Mallory Nygaard, and Michelle (Cody) Weaver. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Sonny; and husband, Robert.
A Celebration of Jean's Life will be held at 2 pm, Wednesday, May 31st at the Informed Choice Funeral Chapel, 3325 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53704. Friends and family may call from 1 pm until the time of service.
Jean's family would like to extend a special thanks to Ping, Steve and Ryan at Greenhouse. Ping loved to do Mom's hair, Steve tucked her in at night and made her feel so loved, and Mom always wanted to know when Ryan was coming to work. Also, a special thanks to the doctors, nurses and aides for the love and compassion showed to Mom. Please share your memories at www.InformedChoiceFunerals.com
INFORMED CHOICE FUNERALS
3325 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53704