Obituary for Jeannette Marion "Jeannie" Drown
Jeannette Marion “Jeannie” Drown was born on August 18, 1939, on the family farm in Westerheim Township to Louis and Blanche (Rogge) Brewers. She graduated from Minneota High School in 1957. Jeannie was united in marriage to David Drown. To this union were born three children: Pamela, Patrick and Gregory. Jeannie worked for most of her career in retail. She worked for over 20 years at JC Penny’s and for over 20 years at Walmart. She was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed following the Minnesota Twins. She enjoyed the outdoors, going on walks, gathering with friends and family, and taking very good care of her lawn and flowers. Jeannie was most passionate about her personal relationship with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was a longtime active member of the Open Door Assembly Church and was a passionate advocate of her faith to her children, family and friends.
Jeannie died suddenly and peacefully, surrounded by family, on Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. She is survived by her children Pamela (and Kevin) Larson of Cedar Rapids, IA, Patrick Drown of Shakopee, Gregory Drown of Lakeville, grandson Daniel (and Monica) Larson, great-grandson Hawken, granddaughter Kayla Jean Larson and granddaughter Abigail Drown, siblings Robert (and Barbara) Brewers of Marshall, Wally (and Georgia) Brewers of Marshall, Daniel (and Lu) Brewers of Tracy, Veronica (and Daryl) Miller of Marshall, Celie Alder of Billings, MT, Marilyn (and Dan) Gregoire of Marshall, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Marion, Louie and Jenny.
Memorials preferred to Open Door Assembly Church.