Jean Oviatt Draper died February 22, 2020.  She was born on November 18, 1922 in Bay City.  She moved with her family to East Lansing in 1951 and spent the rest of her life there.  She graduated from ELHS and MSU where she was a member of the Tower Guard and Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.
Jean worked in advertising at J.W. Knapp Co., as a representative at Michigan Bell Telephone and as an academic advisor in MSU's University Division for 23 years.  Jean married her high school sweetheart, Jack R. Draper, on June 10, 1945. She was a long-time member of The Peoples Church and the East Lansing Woman's Club.
Jean is survived by Jack; her daughter, Carolyn (John) Johnson; son, John A. (Linda) Draper; three grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.
Her family suggests, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The Peoples Church Foundation, 200 W. Grand River, East Lansing, MI 48823.
A memorial service will be held on March 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at The Peoples Church, 200 W. Grand River Avenue, East Lansing.