85, of Cortez, FL passed away March 11, 2013. Jean was born in Peoria, IL. She graduated from Roosevelt H.S. in Chicago and went on to achieve her Bachelor of Science Degree with a focus in Geriatric Social Work from the University of Minnesota. She married the love of her life, Gramer Foster in 1947. Jean was a gentle and compassionate woman who loved to care for others. She worked as a geriatric social worker at the Masonic Home in Bloomington, MN where she was dedicated to helping the elderly achieve a true quality of life. She was well known for her love of animals and took part in many animal rescue organizations and welcomed many adopted pets into her home. Jean is survived by her loving husband, Gramer, children Carol, (Rob), grandchildren Jesse and (Jennifer), Dannielle, Garrett, and great-granddaughter, Kali. She was pre-deceased by beloved daughter, Laura, and mother, Elsie. Memorial Service will be held 12:00pm, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at St. Peter and Paul the Apostles Catholic Church, 2850 75th Street West, Bradenton, FL. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209 in charge. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the following organization: Share-A-Pet/Wildlife Club Programs Associated Humane Societies Humane Way - PO Box43 Forked River, NJ 08731-0043. Condolences www.brownandsonsfuneral.com
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Published in The Bradenton Herald on Mar. 17, 2013