Jeanne Shirley Lieffers Brown

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Jeanne Shirley Lieffers Brown, age 93, went to be with her Lord on April 28, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Berton Brown; brother, Harry Lieffers; and sister, Mary Lou Hekman. Jeanne is survived by her children: Paul and Shirley (Brown) Dayton, Glenn and Nancy (Brown) Triezenberg, Eric and Cheryl Brown, and Ron and Dawn Brown; grandchildren: Amy Dayton, Brian and Boualoy Dayton, Dan and Nancy Erickson, Dan and Beth Triezenberg, Steven and Yvonne Triezenberg, Jennifer Brown, Andrew and Morgan Brown, Alex Brown, Jon and Grete Sampson, and Ethan and Silva Brown; and great grandchildren: Timothy, Audrey, and Jeremy Dayton, Sophie and Paulie Erickson, Andrew, Anna, and Simon Triezenberg, Katherine and Hannah Triezenberg, and Rhett Sampson. She is also survived by her brother, Jay Lieffers; and sisters-in-law: Alice Akin, Alverne Sidor, and Willy Brown. Jeanne was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and was a devoted teacher at Highland Christian School in Highland, IN for 22 years. She had a profound influence on hundreds of small children over the years who learned about Jesus' love and God's saving grace in her kindergarten and first grade classrooms. She was a faithful member of Grace Reformed Church for 69 years and lived her life in humble gratitude to Christ, her Savior. A service in celebration of Jeanne's life will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, May 3, 2014 in the Granger Missionary Church, 50841 Birch Road, Granger, IN 46530. Graveside services and burial will follow in Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend. Friends may greet the family from 1:00 - 2:00 PM Saturday in the church prior to services. Palmer Funeral Home - Hickey Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Christian School, 3040 Ridge Rd., Highland, IN 46322. The family would like to thank Julie DeWulf and her amazing staff at "Your Home Assisted Living" and the staff at "The Center for Hospice Care" for their loving care for Jeanne during the final days of her life. Online condolences may be left for the Brown family at:

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Palmer Funeral Homes - Hickey Chapel
17131 Cleveland Rd. South Bend, IN 46635
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Published in The Times from Apr. 30 to May 1, 2014