Jeanette Hastings McConnell peacefully passed away Sept. 22, 2011, at her home in Gold Hill, Oregon. She was born in Fullerton, CA. on October 1, 1921, to Herbert H. and Sarah D. Hastings. She attended Katella Grammar School, Anaheim Union High School (Class of ’39) and graduated from Fullerton Junior College in 1941. She was married to Lieutenant Donald Davis in 1941 who was killed in action during WWII (Flying Tiger B25 pilot).
She married her high school sweetheart, Jarrett W. McConnell, on June 7, 1946. She was married for 55 years before her husband passed in October 2001. During that time, they traveled the world living in Okinawa, France, Belgium and Turkey while her husband served for the United States Air Force.
Lifetime member of the PTA and a 50 year member of the Ami Tai Chapter #147 Order of Eastern Star. She was active in Scouts, Softball, Band, Little League and any activity involving her children and family. She loved to bowl, play bridge (in which she started a bridge group in Anaheim), play cards and sew.