Jean Marie Stewart-Payton

June 23, 1952March 6, 2018

Jean Marie Stewart-Payton, a long-time resident of Dallas, Iowa and most recently Ankeny, went to be with God on March 6, 2018 at 12pm at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, IA.

Born on June 23rd, 1952 in West Covina, CA, Jean graduated from West Covina High School and went on to have 4 sons, Erik Peregoy of Des Moines, IA.Paul McDonnell of San Bernadino, CA. Jesse Huff (Melanie) of Pella, IA. And Lucas Huff (Amy) of Des Moines, IA. And 7 grandchildren, Presley Hall, Kyle and Cheyenne Peregoy(Erik)Trenton, Laney, Killian Huff(Jesse), and Shania Huff(Lucas).

Although Jean worked many different jobs in her wonderful life, she is best known for her time spent as a teacher's aide at Melcher-Dallas Jr./Sr. High School. Where she helped many students and made many friends and got along with everyone that she came across. She later was very active in the community with substance abuse outreach.

Jean is proceeded in death by her Mother and Father Dorothy and Roy Paulson of West Covina, CA, and Late Husband Carl A. Stewart of Dallas, IA. She is survived by her partner Marion Ugolini of Ankeny, IA. All four of her sons and many grandchildren who she spent as much time as she could with and brought great joy to her later years as well as many many friends.


  • Memorial Service Sunday, March 18, 2018

Jean Marie Stewart-Payton

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Kendra Cole

March 13, 2018

Jean was such an amazing woman! I enjoyed spending time listening to her stories of her children and chatting on the phone about how life was going for everyone she loved dearly. She will be missed so very much and I’ll miss having a great friend I her. Love you jean.