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Jeannette (Jeannie) Marion DrownJeannette Marion âJeannieâ 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 Pennyâs 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.
Dearest Drown family, Thinking of you. Saying a prayer. Your mother was a happy face, a sweet soul to run into. Losing a mom is monumental. She is our first love... Sincerely, Amy Bushard Hove
amy hove Feb 25 2017 6:53 AM
May memories comfort you and your faith sustain you during this difficult and painful time of the loss of your dear Mom. I know how close you were and how special she was to you. Seek God in all things and know that nothing can come between the precious moments you shared as Mother and son. She is at peace now in God's kingdom. Thinking of you during this time and praying for you, sending strength, healing and wishes for God's incredible hands to carry you through. God bless.
Lisa Dahm Feb 24 2017 11:56 AM
All my sympathy to Jeannies family! She was a very sweet and fun lady! A friend from Wal-mart!
Linda Goodmund Feb 24 2017 11:08 AM
Prayers for family and friends
Mary Drown Feb 24 2017 5:36 AM
To Jeannie's Family, I was so very sorry to hear of her passing. We have been friends for 35+ yrs and she was always so good to us! I met her when I was in college at SSU and worked with her at Penneys. She taught me how to make some of her wonderful recipes and she cut cake for us at our wedding. Over the last few years I didn't see her often but when I did she always had a smile and we shared fond memories. I loved her very much. I know she is now rejoicing with our Savior and for that we can't be sad. My prayers are for all of her family and friends that will miss her until the day we meet again. May she rest peacefully in Gods arms.
Joyce Christianson Feb 23 2017 11:55 PM
My deepest sympathy for all of you. May Gods love comfort you and give you strength during this time.
Jackie Cummings Feb 23 2017 10:45 PM
Pam, Pat and Greg - Jeff and I are thinking about all of you during this difficult time. We will keep you all in our prayers.
Kris and Jeff Nuytten Feb 23 2017 9:50 PM
She was a really sweet lady.I worked with her at Walmart.So sorry for your loss.God's speed
Sara Connelly Feb 23 2017 7:49 PM
My thoughts are with my extended family in the loss of Jeanie. She made so many chilhood memories forme. I was blessed to call her my Godmother. My thoughts with you as you share memories of an incredible lady.
Stacy Brewers Feb 23 2017 4:14 PM
I was so sorry to hear about Jeannie. She will be missed at church she always greeted us with a smile and hello. I know she is celebrating with Jesus. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Deb, Kacee, and Aubrey
Deb Cleveland Feb 23 2017 3:01 PM