Jean Kincaid Hejl

September 22, 1921 ~ November 17, 2019 (age 98)


Jean Kincaid (Comstock) Hejl passed away on November 17, 2019 at the age of 98 at her home in Rangely, Colorado. Jean was born on September 22, 1921 to Frances Pauline Kincaid and John Comstock Jr. in Longmont, Colorado. Jean married Ralph Kraft on July 3, 1939 in Otis, Kansas. From this union they had five kids: John David Kraft (deceased), Shirley Ann (Kraft) Rauch, Richard Ralph Kraft, Peggy Jean (Kraft) Davis, and Steven Wayne Kraft. They later divorced in 1963.

Jean later married Edward Joseph Hejl on November 7, 1964 in Aurora, Colorado.

Jean was a loving and devoted mom, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother. Jean enjoyed being a real estate broker, gardening and working in her yard, sewing and crafts, traveling, playing cards and spending time with her family. Jean was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and the Rangely Garden Club. Jean also enjoyed fishing and the outdoors.

Jean is survived by her daughters: Shirley Ann (Kraft) Rauch, Scottsdale, AZ and Peggy Jean (Kraft) Davis, Elizabeth, CO. Sons: Richard Ralph Kraft, Salina, KS, Steven Wayne Kraft, Rangely, CO. She is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Jean will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents John Comstock Jr and Frances Pauline (Kincaid) Comstock, her husband Edward, her son John David Kraft, sisters Frances "Peggy" Zenobia, Maxine Piercy, and Jessie Crescentini.

A private family celebration of life for Jean Hejl, age 98, will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 12Noon at the Phillips Ashley Valley Funeral Home.

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Recording of Service

 Service Program


Celebration of Life
November 23, 2019

7:00 PM
Ashley Valley Funeral Home
410 North 800 West
Vernal, UT 84078

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