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Mary "Jeanne" Crowe

1929 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Mary "Jeanne" Crowe Obituary
of Bloomington, MN, formerly of Chicago, IL. Died peacefully on December 28, 2018. Born July 10, 1929 in Chicago, IL, Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Francis Crowe; her loving parents, Charles and Lucille Griffin; and sisters, Barbara Griffin and Patricia 'Pat' White (Robert White), all of Chicago, IL. Survived by her two daughters, Ann Clare (Steve) Heimerman and Nora Crowe; two grandchildren, Emily Heimerman and Matthew Heimerman of Lake Elmo, MN; and many nieces, nephews, and other loving friends and family. Jeanne received her BA in English from Marian University and taught in schools in Texas, Illinois and Minnesota. She was an advocate and active volunteer for causes related to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She served on many non-profit boards and organizations and worked to develop and enhance legislation and create community programs to help families living with disabled loved ones. She received awards for her work. Jeanne is best known for her love of learning and her warm and kind heart. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on January 10, 2019 at the Church of St. Edward, Bloomington, MN with a visitation one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Interment at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Cemetery, 700 N. River Road, Des Plaines, IL. Donations may be made in her name to The Arc Minnesota, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, or your local library.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Jan. 6, 2019
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