Born Ethel “Jean” Purdy on September 23, 1946 in Reno, Nevada, she always went by Jeanne.
Jeanne earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 1972 and worked as a registered nurse in both Nevada and California before becoming a real estate appraiser in 1994 until she retired in 2011.
Jeanne was preceded in death by her oldest son David Beardsley, her beloved husband Richard L Heppe, and her sister Carol McElwain.
Jeanne loved the Christmas holiday and her Yorkshire Terrier dogs. She crocheted blankets for her friends and family.
Jeana is survived by her two children Victoria Scuro and Ken Beardsley and five grandchildren, Magnum Scuro, Nikolas Scuro, Cassandra Beardsley, Nathan Scuro and Kody Beardsley.
Jeanne will be missed by her children and grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.