Jean Fountain, 95, of Iowa City, died peacefully on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Mercy Hospice following a short illness. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Jean’s life was held June 21 at Lensing Funeral Home in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association.
Jean was born on May 3, 1917, in Dumont, the daughter of William and Florence (Rigby) Austin. On Aug. 9, 1942, Jean married Howard D. Fountain.
Jean was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Dumont and the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City.
Local survivors include Wendy and Sterling Fountain of North Liberty.
Online condolences may be left at www.lensingfuneral.com under obituaries.