Jean was born in Nipawin, Sask August 17, 1930. Her dad worked for the Department of Natural Resources. The Hansen family moved may times to White Fox, Sask (Blue Spruce School); Fort a La Corne (Correspondence for 2 years); McDowall, Glaslyn, Hudson Bay Junction, the family moved to Meadow Lake by train where she finished her schooling.
Her first job was a study supervisor at Rock Island School during a teacher shortage. She worked for 5 years as a telephone operator for the Telephone Company (Eldon and Lillian English) and married Allan Carbert in 1955. They had 6 children, and were owners of Carbert Sand & Gravel.
She belonged to the United Church, Hospital Auxiliary, Old Time Dance Club, Minus One Club and the Curling Club. Mom was active, involved in our activities Brownies, Guides, Scouts, Figure Skating and Hockey, but always taking time for her sport, curling for 50 years in Meadow Lake and surrounding area. She later enjoyed driving the older ladies to Bingo. When she moved into Villa 2 in 2011, she enjoyed playing cards in the evenings and playing Access Bingo from the comfort of her own home.
Mom was always there: never judgmental. She let us all do our thing, make our own mistakes and learn from them. She didn’t worry about us, she new we would all be fine, quietly guiding us without us knowing.
Left to cherish her memory her 6 children and their families: Dennis (Colette) Carbert; Lyn Lehoux and her children Kelly (Alicia) Lehoux, Megan (Hunter) McAmmond (Oaklynne), Emily (Ghel)), Terry (Tamara) Lehoux, (Savannah and Logan) and Cory (Janet) Lehoux (Nicholas, Erin, Ethan and Kara); Roxane (Mike) Vilness and their children Jonathan (Shelby Walker) Vilness, Lee Vilness and Alexander Vilness; Barry (Maggie Cummings) Carbert and daughter Meghan (Jon) Richardson (Madison and Emily); Warren Carbert and Darin Carbert.
Predeceased by: Parents: Alfred and Alma Hansen; Sister and Brother-in-law: Grace and Sid Arnold, Niece: Lori Arnold and Son-in-Law: Dennis Lehoux.
A Graveside Service and Interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Meadow Lake, SK, on Monday, March 14, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Martens Warman Funeral Home (306) 934-4888.