Jean V. Mason, 91, of Hemet, died Friday, June 30, 2006 at Rockford Place in Hemet.

She was born Nov. 20, 1914 in Tekamah, Neb. She was an elementary school teacher for 35 years and lived in Hemet for 35 years. She also had lived in Idyllwild for many years.

She loved nature, the mountains and animals. She was an enthusiastic storyteller.

She enjoyed music, and times with family and friends. She lived a long and productive life, with great adventures and memories.

No services are planned at this time. Inurnment will be private at Woodlawn Cemetary in Santa Monica. Hemet Valley Mortuary is handling arrangements.

She is survived by her sisters, Verna T. Anderson of Tekamah, Neb., and Ruth Kennedy of Edinburgh, Va.; her nieces, Paula Dickerson of Fredericksburg, Va., and Carol Jean (Warren) Daasch of Omaha, Neb.; a nephew, Terry C. (Susan) Anderson of Oakland, Neb.; and many grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.