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Jeanette Marie Kinser

February 14, 2020



Jeanette (Jean) Kinser, 72, of Newton, KS, passed away on February 14, 2020.


Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. February 22 at Newton First Church of the Nazarene, 1000 Main.


Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. February 22, 2020 at Newton First Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Jay Hawes officiating. A private family interment of ashes will occur at a later date.


Jean was born in Sedalia, MO to Carl and Marie (Dietzel) Bruce on September 13, 1947.  She went to school at Paseo High School in Kansas City, MO. She married Irvin Kinser on August 20, 1967 in Raytown, MO and recently celebrated 52 years of marriage. She worked in the optometric and medical field, and after six years as medical administrative assistant in neonatology, she retired from Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO.


Jean is survived by husband Irvin, son Geno and Sara Kinser, son James Kinser, son Carl and Arlene Kinser, brother Don and Myrna Bruce, and grandchildren Skylar Blackburn, Courtney Kinser, Caitlyn Kinser, Shyann Higgins, and Wyatt Higgins.


The family of Jean wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to Pastor Jay Hawes, Angela Massad, Dr. Greg Nanney, and Central Care Cancer Center staff.


Instead of flowers, donations can be made to Barclay College in Haviland, KS or the American Cancer Society. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.


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16 thoughts on “Jeanette Marie Kinser

  1. My prayers to Irvin & family. Jean was such a special Christian lady..she was truly the example of what Christ showed us to be with each other. She will be missed.

  2. Terry and I pray for God’s comfort for you. She is finally healed completely.

    Terry and Linda Clarkson

  3. Mike and I are praying for you, Irvin, and your family. I will be out of the state and unable to attend services, but my heart is with you. Love from the Thompsons!

  4. I met Jean at Vctory Hill. Church of the Nazarene …Jean and her husband welcome me in the school class.. She was a awesome lady..Now is she healed completely..RIP Jean.

  5. Thinking of you and your family Irvin. We’ll certainly miss you and Jean with your friendly smiles and wonderful outlook on life through it all.

  6. I was present for her 50th wedding anniversary..so nice to spend a few precious hours with her and meet Irvin and the boys.
    She will be missed!

  7. Jean always put others first and continued to do so even during her last days. She was in every sense what every Christian strives to be. Her smile…….oh what a smile…..it would just light up the whole room. Prayers to her family during this time of grief. God Blessed you Jean and he blessed each and everyone of us who were lucky enough to know you.

  8. Jean was my FB friend yet I felt so close to her. She did so much to encourage me both through physical problems and to encourage me spiritually. I will really miss her but am thrilled she’s with her Lord with a new pain free body!

  9. My Dear Friend you will be always in my heart. Always a big smile and a positive word. You will be missed, but always remembered. The whole Kinser Family, no truer friends can be found. I wish we could be with you.
    The Freemires
    Spring Hill, Florida

  10. Oh how I loved Jean! Jesus shined so brightly through her and her brilliant smile, and she told His story so well. I will miss her terribly. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers!

  11. Forever treasured, eternally remembered. Such a precious, caring, considerate and beautiful soul, Jean you helped lift me so many times, over many years and these last few years I tried to do the same for you. You are missed so much each and every day and even though we said our goodbyes, I always hoped there would be one more. I know your angel wings are lifting you high and your body is now completely free from all ills and ails ????. Sending love to Irvin, Geno, Carl, James their families and all your family and friends saying their farewells and sending you off today… Love and hugs from my family in Brisbane Australia to yours there ????

  12. Hello Mr.Irwin and children and family members praying for you. Mrs. Kisner was a wonderful church member and friend going to miss her smile be blessed.

  13. Irvin and family,
    Wr just heard about Jean’s passing. She was a fighter against her disease. We are praying that God will give you peace and comfort.

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