Geneva was born to Henry and Hilda Lorenz on their family farm north of Okeene and passed away in Perry Green Valley Nursing Home. She attended Deep Creek and Okeene Public Schools. She married Eldon Scheffe on May 28, 1950. They had one child, Karen, and made their home east of Okeene.
Known as Grandma Jean to her family and their friends, she was well known for her love of gospel music, crossword puzzles and making noodles and angel food cakes for family and friends. Besides being a farm wife and mom, she spent many years serving kids at the school cafeteria and friends at the Top Ten Drive In.
Grandma Jean is survived by her daughter and her husband, Karen and Haden Hendricks; grandchildren, Becky and Russell Oswald and Autumn Hines. She was also blessed with five great-grandsons, Kaden, Blane, Jakai, and twins, Roman and Silas, all of Stillwater; her brother and his wife, Les and Ada Laverne Lorenz of Enid; sister-in-law, Sandy Lorenz of Okeene as well as several nieces and nephews.
Passing before her were her parents, Henry and Hilda Lorenz; her husband, Eldon Scheffe and brother, Gerald Lorenz.
Graveside service will be at Roselawn Cemetery on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Okeene. www.lanmanmemorials.com Facebook: Lanman Funeral Home Inc.
Memorials may be made to the Okeene Public Schools Foundation through the funeral home.
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