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Mrs. Jean M. Anderson, age 90, of Grand Rapids, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2010. She was a graduate of Ottawa Hills High School. Jean attended Davenport College after high school and received her Associates Degree. She worked as a coordinator for Hartford Insurance. After her husband passed away she worked at the American Red Cross. Her main focus was to help military personnel get home when there was a death in the family and also the heat bank program. She earned money by typing forms so she could buy the first family TV. Jean was a good mother with a wonderful sense of humor. She enjoyed volunteering at Northview High School while her boys were in school. Jean was an avid reader. When she became legally blind she filled her time by listening to books on tape. Her family would like to thank the caregivers at Porter Hills Presbyterian Village for the love, care, and compassion given to Jean. She is survived by her children, Jeff and Virginia (Ginny) Anderson of Belmont, James P. Anderson of Comstock Park, Fritz and Vicky Anderson of Belmont; grandchildren, Shane and Micky Anderson, Brett Anderson and very special friend, Keni Robinson, Trevor and Janelle Anderson, Devon Anderson and very special friend, Brett Grill, Scott and Nicole Anderson, Summer Anderson and Marilyn Milani Eric Anderson; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Nathan, Zoe, Alina, Seth, Austin, Landon, Grace, and Lauren Anderson. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Anderson in 1968, a brother, Barney Oldfield, and a sister, Mrs. Eileen Richardson.