Jean was born in Emporia, Kansas on August 5, 1927, a daughter of Bertha (Waterman) Place and Ralph Place.
Jean attended a country school west of Emporia, Kansas.
She was a member of Countryside Covenant Church McPherson, KS.
Jean was a homemaker and she took great pride in providing for her family in this manner. She was also a co-owner with her husband Joe Harrington with the Sinclar gas station on Main St. and worked as manager for the Town Pump in McPherson and owned and operated TLC Daycare in McPherson.
Jean was a member of the Garden Club of McPherson and volunteered at the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Jean enjoyed gardening, crafts, reading, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Jean Stewart was united in marriage to Delbert Maize Curtis. Jean Harrington was united in marriage to John D. “Danny” Duggan on July 6, 1989 at McPherson, Kansas.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of over twenty-eight years, Danny Duggan, of McPherson, Kansas; her children, Diane Beck and her husband Eric, of McPherson, Kansas and Daniel Curtis II and his wife Monique, of McPherson, Kansas; her nieces, Sandra Grisham and her husband Gary, of Harrison, Arkansas and Carolyn Godfrey and her husband Robert, of Garland, Texas; her 6 grandchildren, Becky Birkes and her husband Chris, Jennifer Houchen and her husband Chad, Liz Gantt, Jess Foster and her husband Terry, David Mills, and Daniel Curtis and his wife Kayla; many great-grandchildren; other relatives and a host of friends.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Deborah M. Mills and a son Steven Stewart; her brothers Charles Place and Kenneth Place; her sisters, Rose Harden, Velma Carney.
A time of remembrance and opportunity to visit with the family will be held at at Glidden – Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 16th, 2017.
The final resting place will be at the McPherson Cemetery McPherson, Kansas.