J. Jean

March 13, 1928 ~ March 11, 2021

Born in: Villa Park, Illinois
Resided in: Redondo Beach, California

Jean Rohlinger was born in Villa Park, Illinois and in 1947, moved to Southern California. She met her husband of 56 years, Joseph Rohlinger, at a Loyola Marymount football game. She worked at MGM Studios in various positions, including continuity writer on the production of ”Singin’ in the Rain”. Jean was a tireless mother who nurtured four children and managed a 20-year business career. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, entertaining, listening to Elvis music, traveling, and watching UCLA sports.

Jean is survived by her four children – Nancy Davis, Patricia Rohlinger, Karen McHenry, and George Rohlinger – and her six grandchildren – Spenser, Eric, Kathryn, Nicole, Claire, and Kyle. Funeral services are being finalized.

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  1. Our special love to all of your family. So many memories of growing up together just down the street and so many more special get togethers. We will miss Jean for so many reasons. Ittie and Family

  2. I am so glad I got to know Jean on her visits to Seattle. When it was Happy Hour at Karen’s and time for a glass of wine, I heard the stories of working at MGM and many other memories of her early days in California. Jean indeed was a lovely person and wonderful mother. My thoughts are with you all as you reflect on her beautiful life well-lived.


  3. So honored to have met her when Karen and I were at Seattle U together. What an amazing woman. Karen you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May your mother rest in peace with the glory of God. God bless you. Love you. Lisa, Bob and Jacob Clements

  4. Such a lovely woman. I always enjoyed seeing Jean at Nancy’s and a few times at my own home. She was as devoted to her children as they were to her. Our thoughts are with all of the family members today as you lay her to rest and pay her tribute.
    Alison and Jerry

  5. candle 8Sending love to all of you! Your mom was a really beautiful person. She was a big part of my childhood. I’m sorry I wasn’t able to be at her service.❤️❤️

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