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Eleanor (Jean) Cherrey

March 28, 1933 — March 28, 2017

1933 ~ 2017

Jean Cherrey, 84, of Beausejour, Manitoba passed away March 25, 2017 at the Beausejour Hospital.

Jean was born to Leonard and Helen Brown at Souris, Manitoba on February 9, 1933.  Jean married Laverne Cherrey on April 19, 1951 sharing 46 wonderful years of marriage.  In 1961 the family relocated to Lac du Bonnet then in 1967 moved and settled in Beausejour.

Jean was predeceased by her husband Laverne, parents Leonard and Helen Brown, brother Maxwell Brown and sister Francis.

Jean is survived by sons Norman, Kenneth, Donald (Judy), Allan (Janet); daughters Eleanor (Gord) Stelmack, Shirley, Arlene (Gary) Rollins; grandchildren Mark (Breanna) and Amanda Cherrey, Michael (Jessica), Chris (Angela), Nick (Kayla) and Matt (Marlena) Stelmack, Melanie (Derek) McCreath, Patrick (Sylvie), Tim (Marianna) and Kathryn Rollins; great grandchildren Marlow and Stella McCreath, Sage Stelmack, Adalyn Stelmack; and nephew Robbie Brown.

Jean was active in her community over the years.  Jean was a health board member, United Church womens member, President and founder of Beausejour Figure Skating Club and a devoted member of the Beausejour Curling Club.  Jean curled for over 50 years competing in both Senior Ladies and Golden Gal provincial tournaments.

Jean had a heart of gold with her greatest legacy being her unconditional love and support to her family.  Jean loved sports, enjoyed travelling, gardening, music and all family celebrations.

The family would like to thank Doctor Karen Tanner, the nurses and support staff at the Beausejour Hospital for their care and support.

In lieu of flowers a donation to the Beausejour Hospital or St. Pauls United Church are greatly appreciated.

Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29 at Sobering Funeral Chapel, 1035 Park Ave. E, Beausejour, MB.


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