Jeanne S. Ehmann, 100, Alfred Station


Jeanne S. EHMANN, 100, of Alfred Station, NY, died Saturday, July 10, 2021, in the Comfort House of Allegany County, Wellsville.  

Born December 5, 1920, in Ogden, she was the daughter of Walter F. and Bertha Peck Stettner.  On April 11, 1942, in Spencerport, she married W. Edward Ehmann, who predeceased her on December 1, 2016.  A graduate of Spencerport High School, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Keuka College, a Master’s degree from the University of Masschusetts, and her Doctorate in linguistics from SUNY Albany.  She was employed as an elementary school teacher in Conway, MA, West Sand Lake, NY, and Poestenkill, NY, and as a professor by SUNY Cortland.  Edward and Jeanne owned and operated Tamarack Cove, a cabin rental business in Schroon Lake.  Jeanne was a well-known local artist.  

Surviving are:  three children, Christine (Glenn Zweygardt) Ehmann of Alfred Station, Thomas (Donna) Ehmann of East Greenbush, and Constance (Ray Clement) Ehmann of Alfred Station;  nine grandchildren, Sasha, Sky, Jasmine, Akio, Annie, Trevor, Danica, Licia, and Mae;  12 great-grandchildren;  one great-great-grandchild;  close cousins, Rod (Pat) Stettner, Pam (John) Trenton, and Kim (Tom) Rodack;  and two nieces, Abigail Ehmann and Martha Ehmann.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Rik Ehmann.  

Burial will be in Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.  Memorials may be made to the SPCA Serving Allegany County, P.O. Box 381, Wellsville, NY 14895.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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