Jeanne Golien

Jeanne Golien, 87, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at Premier Estates of Muscatine.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Kory Middagh, Kristy Jones, Kassy Middagh, Katie Hyink, Joslynn Harroun, and Kim Ash. Burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

Visitation will take place from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army.

Jeanne was born on January 16, 1936, in Muscatine, the daughter of Carroll F. Martin and Verna Tobias – Hohenadel (Russell). She married Joe Harroun, they later divorced. She then married Walt Golien, and they later divorced. She then spent 40+ years of her life with Charles Gaeta.

She started working as an office manager for WT Grant for many years. She then moved into the medical field and worked for Dr. Roudybush while going back to school to get her LPN Nursing license. She later worked for Shellar Globe in Iowa City and finally finished her career at Premier Estates.

Her family was her life. Jeanne joked about being at the ball field for over 30 years for her children and then grandchildren. She loved going to fairs, parades, and going dancing and eating out. Her children and grandchildren were the most important.

She is survived by her longtime partner, Charles Gaeta; children, Fred Harroun and wife, Robin, Judy Lawnsdale and her companion, Dan Hayes, Jay Golien, and Rusty Golien; grandchildren, Chad Harroun, Kim Ash and husband, Chad, Kory Middagh and wife, Jennifer, Joslynn Harroun and husband, Bill, Kristy Jones and husband, Isaac, Sam Harroun and wife, Heather, Katie Hyink and husband, Todd, and Kassy Middagh; 22 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.

Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents.